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  • New York gubernatorial candidate Eliot Spitzer.

    Kentucky Horsemen Make Donations to Spitzer

    Groups and individuals trying to influence the future direction of horse racing in New York have opened their wallets to statewide candidates and campaigns of legislators who will have a role in picking a new owner of the franchise to operate Aqueduct, Belmont, and Saratoga racetracks.

  • Breeders' Cup Elects 13 to Board of Directors

    The Breeders' Cup Limited announced the election of 13 members to its board of directors through the proportional shareholder voting system by Breeders' Cup foal and stallion nominators.

  • Workouts Conducted for Barretts Summer Sale

    Two 2-year-olds tied for the fastest eighth-mile work when they stopped the timer in 10.20 seconds at Monday¬źs preview for horses consigned to Barretts Summer Sale of Horses of Racing Age and 2-Year-Old in Training.

  • Zia Park Ready to Move Forward After Lawsuit Dropped

    Construction on Zia Park Racetrack and Casino in Hobbs, New Mexico can now begin after former Delta Downs owner Shawn Scott filed Monday to have his lawsuit against the racing commission dropped.

  • R. D. Hubbard, involved with partnership that will operate New Mexico track.

    New Mexico Racing Commission Awards Hobbs Track License

    The New Mexico State Racing Commission voted 3-to-1 to award Ruidoso Downs owner R.D. Hubbard and his partnership a license to build and operate a new track and casino near Hobbs. Hubbard is the majority owner in the Zia Park partnership that also includes Ruidoso Downs president Bruce Rimbo, Ed Allred, the owner of the Los Alamitos racetrack in California and Paul Blanchard, the president of the Downs at Albuquerque.

  • Hubbard Granted New Mexico Racing License

    The New Mexico Racing Commission on Wednesday picked Ruidoso Downs owner R.D. Hubbard and his partners to build and operate a new horse race track and casino at Hobbs that will be called Zia Park.

  • Man Among Men posts Sham Stakes upset.

    Man Among Men Upsets Empire Maker in Sham Stakes

    Man Among Men tracked the early leaders, rallied on the second turn to gain the lead, then easily held off heavily favored Empire Maker in the stretch to win the restricted $81,000 Sham Stakes by a length Friday at Santa Anita.

  • Racetrack Licensing on Hold in New Mexico

    The New Mexico Racing Commission will take no action on licensing a racetrack in Hobbs until early next year. The delay comes after Gov. Gary Johnson removed three members of the five-member commission in November.

  • R.D. Hubbard.

    Indiana Casino, Hubbard Fined by Gaming Panel

    The Indiana Gaming Commission has fined Pinnacle Entertainment more than $2 million and suspended the gaming license of Belterra Casino Resort for two days. The action by the commission came at its monthly meeting July 29 in Indianapolis.

  • Gentlemen's Club to Try Stakes

    Gentlemen's Club, the first winner from Gentlemen's first crop as a sire, will move up to stakes company for his next start. The Richard Mandella trainee won at first asking Sunday in a five-furlong maiden race.

  • Argentine-Bred Paga Takes Monrovia on Santa Anita Hillside

    Paga made short work of her 12 rivals in Monday's $118,850 Monrovia Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Santa Anita Park, cruising to a 1 1/4-length victory as the 2-1 favorite in the race for fillies and mares down the hillside turf course at about 6 1/2 furlongs.

  • Brazilian Triple Crown Winner Retired

    Virginie, a winner of grade I races in both Brazil and the United States, has been retired due to a small bone chip in her left front foreleg. Richard Mandella, who trains Virginie for Rio Claro Thoroughbreds and R.D. Hubbard, apparently found some slight filling in the leg prior to her second-place finish in the March 26 Santa Ana Handicap (gr. IIT), and had her further checked out following the race.