Keyword: Empire

  • NY Officials Discuss Aqueduct Casino Operator

    Top state officials in New York are still discussing options for an operator of the long-delayed Aqueduct racetrack casino, but negotiators appear split on whether a final announcement needs to be a part of talks now underway to resolve the state's deficit.

  • Frost Giant to Shuttle to Chile

    Frost Giant, last year's Suburban Handicap (gr. I) winner, will shuttle to Haras Santa Monica in Chile for 2009.

  • Breeding Incentives to Midas Eyes

    Empire Stud near Hudson, N.Y., has announced a stud fee reduction of 50% and more for the 2009 breeding season to grade I winner Midas Eyes

  • Sunriver won the Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IT) in his final start this past July.

    Sunriver to Empire in New York

    Sunriver, a grade I winner in 2007 and a full brother to champion Ashado, will enter stud at Empire Stud near Hudson, N.Y.

  • Defer won the Laurel Futurity (gr. III) at age two.

    Defer to Empire Stud

    Graded stakes winner Defer has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Empire Stud near Hudson, N.Y.

  • IRS Claims NYRA Owes $1.6 Billion

    The New York Racing Association can add the Internal Revenue Service to its list of obstacles, as the federal agency wants NYRA to pay it $1.6 billion to settle past tax bills.

  • Plan Floated Linking NYRA, Excelsior

    The Spitzer administration has floated a plan to link the New York Racing Association with Excelsior Racing Associates to run racing and casino operations at Aqueduct, Belmont and Saratoga racetracks.

  • Cappuchino to Empire in New York

    Graded stakes winner Cappuchino, who topped the half-million mark in earnings, will enter stud for a syndicate for a fee of $3,500 at James LaMonica and Kurt Butenhoff's Empire Stud near Hudson, N.Y.

  • American Chance Dead In Argentina

    American Chance, second on New York's leading sire list by 2004 progeny earnings, died Oct. 18 of colitis-X while standing at Haras La Providencia in Argentina.