Keyword: Peter Karches

  • NYRA's Best Friend

    <i>By Neil V. Getnick</i> - I have lost a friend. And New York Thoroughbred racing has lost a friend. He was Peter Karches, the former co-chairman of the New York Racing Association Board of Trustees.

  • Peter Karches

    Funeral Arrangements Set for Peter Karches

    Funeral arrangements have been finalized for Peter F. Karches, former Co-Chairman of the New York Racing Association, who died April 13 after a long bout with leukemia.

  • Peter Karches, former co-chair of NYRA.

    Former NYRA Co-Chair Karches Dead

    Peter F. Karches, former co-chairman of the New York Racing Association (NYRA), died while hospitalized in Boston, Mass. April 13 from chronic lymphocytic leukemia, the most common form of adult leukemia.

  • Karches Says NYRA Cooperating With Probe

    Peter Karches, co-chairman of the board at the New York Racing Association, pleaded for compassion for the embattled track operator Saturday, three days after state and federal investigators barged into all three racetracks in a mysteriously conducted raid.

  • Major Shakeup at NYRA; Meyocks Resigns as President and COO

    <i>From press release</i> -- New York Racing Association chairman and Chief executive officer Barry K. Schwartz announced today a major reorganization of NYRA's management structure, including the resignation of president and COO Terry Meyocks.

  • NYRA Hires New Chief Financial Officer

    The New York Racing Association, poised to make major reorganizational changes in a bid to keep its racing franchise intact, has hired a new high-level executive to oversee its much-criticized finances.

  • Dynever Wins Lone Star Derby; Belmont Next

    Lightly-raced Dynever collected his third straight win with an impressive 1 1/2-length victory over graded stakes winner Most Feared in Saturday's $500,000 Lone Star Derby (gr. III) at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.

  • Sunday Break, winning an Aqueduct allowance race.

    Sunday Break Heads Peter Pan; Springboard for Belmont

    On Saturday, Sunday Break will make his first start for Drysdale since finishing third in Aqueduct's Wood Memorial (gr. I) on April 13, when he goes to post in the $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at nine furlongs.