Keyword: Greg Avioli

  • Horses head for home at Golden Gate Fields

    CHRB Discusses Cutting Back Racing Dates

    For the second time in 2017, the California Horse Racing Board's Race Dates Committee bandied about the idea of restricting the amount of racing dates in the state, and again roundly faced opposition by industry stakeholders in attendance.

  • Furosemide, often referred to as Lasix, is a source of controversy for CHRB medication issues

    CHRB Again Approves Third-Party Lasix Administration

    A nearly five-year process to implement the third-party administration of race-day furosemide (commonly known as Lasix) in California could be nearing an end after the California Horse Racing Board approved a proposal to approve the process April 6.

  • Los Alamitos Race Course

    CHRB Approves Medication-Based Conditions

    The California Horse Racing Board unanimously approved a measure to allow races to be run with medication-based eligibility conditions during its regularly scheduled monthly meeting Feb. 23 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Santa Anita, Golden Gate to 'Limit' ADWs

    Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields are planning to limit the amount of advance deposit wagering operations that are permitted to take bets on races at the two racetracks, Scott Daruty said at a California Horse Racing Board meeting Dec. 15.

  • CHRB, ADWs Clash at Committee Meeting

    A crucial issue regarding how pari-mutuel takeout is distributed for racing in California was discussed, at times contentiously, during a California Horse Racing Board Pari-Mutuel and Wagering Committee meeting Dec. 14 at Los Alamitos Race Course.

  • Golden Gate Fields

    North Cal 2017 Race Dates Still Unresolved

    After two hours of discussion Oct. 7 about the ongoing dates dispute in Northern California, the California Horse Racing Board's Race Dates Committee made a recommendation for the regulatory agency's full monthly meeting Oct. 20.

  • Golden Gate Fields in Northern California

    Golden Gate, CA Fairs Continue Dates Dispute

    After more than two and a half hours of discussion July 13 during a California Horse Racing Board Race Dates Committee meeting, a racing schedule for 2017 in both Northern and Southern California remained unresolved.

  • Greg Avioli

    Avioli to Fill New CEO Position for TOC

    Greg Avioli, who has served as a senior adviser to the Thoroughbred Owners of California board of directors, has been named to the new post of chief executive officer of the organization effective July 16.

  • Greg Avioli

    Avioli Leaving The Stronach Group April 1

    Greg Avioli, president and CEO of The Stronach Group, is leaving as the head of the company's entertainment division one year after he joined its predecessor, MI Developments Inc., it was announced March 14.

  • Craig Fravel

    Fravel Named Breeders' Cup President, CEO

    Del Mar president and general manager Craig Fravel has been named to succeed Greg Avioli as president and CEO of Breeders' Cup. His stint will begin July 18.

  • Breeders' Cup Bucks Trend With Handle Growth

    Total handle -- including money wagered through a non-pari-mutuel betting exchange -- on the 2010 Breeders' Cup World Championships could approach $200 million, according to figures released by Breeders' Cup.

  • BC Plan Draws Mixed Reaction From EBF

    The European Breeders' Fund had a mixed reaction to the new nomination structure for Breeders' Cup, saying it acknowledges "with regret" termination of cross-registration agreement that has been in place since 1995.

  • BC Selects TCA as Beneficiary

    The Breeders' Cup announced Aug. 10 it has selected Thoroughbred Charities of America as a beneficiary of the 2010 Breeders' Cup World Championships to be held at Churchill Downs Nov. 5-6.

  • (from left) Breeders' Cup Chairman William S. Farish, Jr., Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, Breeders' Cup President and CEO Greg Avioli, and CDI President and CEO Bob Evans chat after announcement that Churchill Downs will host the 2011 Breeeders' Cup.

    Politics Colors Breeders' Cup Announcement

    When Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and representatives of Breeders' Cup and Churchill Downs announced the track was selected to host the World Championships in 2011, the lawmaker who pushed for tax breaks wasn't on hand.

  • Churchill to Make Major BC Announcement

    Churchill Downs, the host of this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships and listed as a possible site for the 2011 event, will have a special announcement that will be attended by Breeders' Cup officials on June 11.

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    BC Nominated for Sports Event of the Year

    The Breeders' Cup World Championships has been selected as a nominee in the sports event of the year category for the 2010 Sports Business Awards presented by Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal and Sports Business Daily

  • BC Attendance Up, Total Handle Slips

    Attendance for the two-day event increased 11%, while the overall handle slipped 7% largely because two less races were run compared with 2008. On-track handle grew 3% compared with a year ago.

  • Gary Player is the inaugural recipient of the Breeders' Cup Sports and Racing Excellence Award.

    Gary Player to Owners: Race...Don't Hide Them

    Professional golfer and Thoroughbred breeder Gary Player has a message for horse owners, especially the connections of Rachel Alexandra and Sea The Stars, the soon-to-be respective champions in the U.S. and Europe who are not participating in the Nov. 6-7 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita: Race your horses and don't dodge competition.

  • Breeders' Cup, Betfair in Simulcast Accord

    The Breeders' Cup and Betfair Group Limited announced Oct. 22 that they have reached an agreement permitting common-pool wagering on this year's championshp day races Nov. 6-7 during the Oak Tree at Santa Anita meet.