Keyword: Hugh Mitchell

  • Woodbine Cuts Purses 3%

    Woodbine officials said a "softening" in wagering has led them to cut purses by 3% effective Sept. 10.

  • Track Execs: Retention Barns Have Share of Support

    In the wake of the New York Racing Association's announcement it would require starters in the June 7 Belmont Stakes to be in a "stakes barn" about 24 hours before the race, officials at two major dual-breed racetracks said detention, or retention, has achieved its goals but continues to be assessed on a regular basis.