Keyword: New York Times

  • Steve Asmussen

    Zayat Scratches Asmussen-Trained Horses

    Prominent owner Zayat Stables has directed the scratching of all of the stable's horses entered for this weekend's races under the name of trainer Steve Asmussen.

  • Stanley Bergstein Award

    Writing Award Prize Benefits RMTC

    The $25,000 prize intended for three New York Times writers will instead benefit drug testing programs. The newspaper's editorial ethics policy prohibits the writers from accepting the award.

  • And They're Off: Spa and Surf Edition

    Steve and Lenny discuss the sophomore horses and who to watch during the second part of the year. They also talk about the fillies, New York Times, California stakes names, and Salix.

  • Dr. Larry Bramlage

    Bramlage Responds to Recent Media Reports

    In the wake of a New York Times article and an NBC Nightly News segment focused on injuries to I'll Have Another and the medications used to treat the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, Dr. Larry Bramlage issues a response.

  • I'll Have Another retirement ceremony.

    I'll Have Another's Treatment 'Routine Care'

    A review of the medications administered I'll Have Another between the Preakness and Belmont Stakes (both gr. I) are consistent with the veterinary treatment of most racehorses, according to three licensed veterinarians.

  • And They're Off: Triple Crown Wrap Up

    Steve and Lenny discuss Frankel's Queen Anne Stakes win, I'll Have Another scratching from the Belmont Stakes, the Kentucky Derby points system, the New York Times, and Lenny's big Belmont score!

  • PA Horsemen Call for State-Level Meetings

    A coalition of Pennsylvania horsemen is seeking a series of "state-level" meetings of all stakeholders in horse racing to examine ways to improve the health and safety of equine and human participants.

  • Udall Says 'Corruption' in Racing Alarming

    A member of Congress who in 2011 co-sponsored federal legislation that would regulate safety and integrity in horse racing has renewed his call in the wake of a March 25 report in the New York Times.

  • TRF Leadership Defends Organization

    Leadership of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation on March 18 defended the organization from allegations of neglect among some horses under the care of the equine retirement program.

  • Debate Over Federal Intervention in Racing

    It wasn't quite like the old joke about a hockey game breaking out at a fight, but a lively mini-debate over what role the federal government should have in legislating horse racing sprang up April 29.

  • Ahmed Zayat

    Kentucky, New York Looking Into Zayat Loans

    Officials with the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and New York State Racing and Wagering Board said March 2 they are looking into loans made by Ahmed Zayat to two brothers convicted in connection with illegal bookmaking.

  • Drape Wins Eclipse Award For Feature Story

    Joe Drape has won the 2009 Media Eclipse Award for Writing in the Feature/Enterprise category for "Despite Outcry, Derby Owners Fall Silent on Drugs for Horses," which appeared in The New York Times on April 30, 2009.

  • Silks Organizer Olah Dies March 8

    Louis Olah, the longtime "colors man" in the jockeys' rooms at Aqueduct, Belmont Park and Saratoga, died the evening of March 8 following a brief illness. He was 79.

  • Hillenbrand Receives JRA Award

    The Japan Racing Association will honor Laura Hillendbrand with the JRA Equine Cultural Award for her book-turned-major motion picture "Seabiscuit." The JRA will hold an awards ceremony on Jan. 26.

  • Drape Wins Eclipse Award for Writing

    Joe Drape of the New York <i>Times</i> has won the media Eclipse Award for writing in the news/commentary category for his series of articles on a fraudulent wagering scheme associated with the Breeders' Cup Ultra Pick 6.

  • Kentucky Derby winner War Emblem.

    Mulhall Discounts War Emblem Report

    Richard Mulhall, racing manager for The Thoroughbred Corporation, has discounted a report in Thursday's New York <i>Times</i> stating that the Saudi royal family has considered donating Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner War Emblem to the families of the victims of last year's World Trade Center bombing.