Keyword: Howard Safir

  • Swindal Leaves Excelsior as N.Y. Franchise Bids Aired

    Steve Swindal, the New York Yankees executive embroiled in divorce proceedings with the daughter of George Steinbrenner, has dropped out of Excelsior Racing Associates, one of four groups vying to win the New York Thoroughbred franchise whose proposals were made public April 5.

  • NYRA Reviewing Management Practices

    After meeting with its newly hired security consultant, the New York Racing Association on Wednesday said it has begun a review of its practices already under investigation by state and federal authorities.

  • Eliot Spitzer, New York AG "applauds" NYRA actions.

    New York AG Approves of NYRA Action on Security, Money-Handling

    New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer said he came away from a one-hour meeting with New York Racing Association Chairman Barry Schwartz convinced that NYRA will now be taking steps to improve the operations he sharply criticized last month following a three-year investigation.