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    Millionaire Lady of Venice Retired

    Martin S. Schwartz' Lady of Venice, who won last year's CashCall Mile Invitational Stakes (gr. IIT) and placed in the race this year, has been retired from racing.

  • Bowman's Band

    Bowman's Band Dead

    Millionaire Bowman's Band, who completed his second breeding season at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., was euthanized Aug. 16.

  • Half Ours

    Record-Priced Half Ours to Taylor Made

    Half Ours, a record-priced purchase and grade II winner, has been retired from racing to stand in 2008 alongside his sire, Unbridled's Song, at the Taylor family's Taylor Made Stallions near Nicholasville, Ky.

  • Grade I Winner Gorella Retired

    Gorella, a 2006 Eclipse Award finalist in the female turf division, has been retired from racing because of an ankle chip.

  • Grade II Winner Star Dabbler to Richland Hills

    Star Dabbler, a grade II winner from the female family of sprint champion and promising young stallion Speightstown, has been retired for stallion duty at Nathan Fox' Richland Hills near Midway, Ky.

  • Glitter Woman

    Millionaire Glitter Woman Dead

    Glitter Woman, a grade I winner and millionaire for Joseph Allen, was euthanized Jan. 12 because of colic after delivering a Fusaichi Pegasus filly.

  • There is Another Unbeaten Horse in the Breeders' Cup

    Everyone knows Lost in the Fog is unbeaten in 10 starts and will be the favorite in the TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I). And that Shakespeare has won all five of his races and will be one of the top choices in the John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT).

  • Bowman's Band won the 2003 Meadowlands Breeders' Cup Stakes.

    Millionaire Bowman's Band Retired

    Millionaire Bowman's Band, who ended his career with a runner-up effort in the Nov. 20 Charles H. Hadry Stakes at Pimlico, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Maryland Stallion Station near Butler, Md.

  • Former DRF Executive Could Land Top NYRA Job

    The New York Racing Association is close to naming a new president, and sources say Charles Hayward, the former chief executive officer of the <i>Daily Racing Form</i>, is in line to take over at a crucial time in the racing entity's history.

  • NYRA chairman and CEO Barry Schwartz to resign at year&#39;s end.

    Schwartz to Resign as CEO of NYRA at Year's End

    Barry Schwartz, chairman and chief executive officer of the New York Racing Association, said he would resign effective Dec. 31 and "hand the reigns to someone new who can focus vigorous energy" on setting the future course of the association.

  • Barry Schwartz, CEO of the New York Racing Association.

    Schwartz: Time to Relinquish Full-Time NYRA Post

    The New York Racing Association's chief executive officer isn't willing to definitively say National Thoroughbred Racing Association commissioner Tim Smith will take over as president, but Barry Schwartz believes the time has come for him to step aside from his full-time NYRA post.

  • Merger Talks Between NYRA, Magna Resume

    The New York Racing Association and Magna Entertainment Corp. again are discussing merger possibilities, two months after the NYRA board flatly rejected a bid by Frank Stronach's company to become financial partners.

  • Takeout Rates Again Fuel Conflict in New York

    Pari-mutuel takeout wars have begun in New York, where a state senator has introduced legislation to increase the amount the New York Racing Association keeps on wagers. Though the measure's sponsor said the takeout hike is needed to help stop NYRA's financial bleeding, NYRA chairman Barry Schwartz insists the legislation would turn off bettors and decrease purses.

  • Former NYRA Executive Could End Up at NTRA

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association might be poised to hire former New York Racing Association president Terry Meyocks, industry sources said. It isn't known in what capacity Meyocks would serve if he's hired.

  • NYRA chairman Barry Schwartz.

    Schwartz: Franchise Extension Needed for VLTs

    New York state has no choice but to give the New York Racing Association an extension of its franchise if it wants to get video lottery terminals operating at Aqueduct, NYRA chairman Barry Schwartz said.

  • NYRA chairman Barry Schwartz

    Report Spurs Response From NYRA's Schwartz

    Controversy has once again hit the New York Racing Association following an article published in Thursday's edition of the <i>Albany Times-Union</i> that shows former chief executive Kenneth Noe has received $7,000 a month, plus expenses, since his retirement in a deal that will continue even beyond his death.

  • NYRA Chairman &amp; CEO Barry Scwhartz.

    NYRA's Schwartz Alleges AG Bungled Report

    Barry K. Schwartz, NYRA chairman and CEO, issued a scathing response Saturday to the state attorney general's critical report of the association's operations.

  • NYRA to Stop Wagering Early at Simulcast Sites

    The New York Racing Association will stop accepting wagers from its simulcast outlets when the first horse enters the starting gate, beginning with the opening of the inner track meeting at Aqueduct on December 4.

  • Saratoga Purses Could Hit Record Level

    New York Racing Association officials have put in place purse increases for the Saratoga racing season that are expected to push the purses to record levels, surpassing an average $600,000 per day.

  • NYRA Renames Hempstead in Honor of Phipps

    In honor of the recent passing of Ogden Phipps, the New York Racing Association decided Wednesday to rename the grade I Hempstead Handicap the Ogden Phipps Handicap.

  • NYRA Plans to Make New Pitch for NYCOTB

    Despite plans by the new mayor of New York City to delay the sale of New York City Off-Track Betting Corp., the head of the New York Racing Association said he will make a new pitch to purchase the lucrative corporation.

  • Aqueduct Race Report: Country Hideaway Wins Bed O' Roses

    Country Hideaway rallied from next-to-last in the seven-horse field and held off a resurgent Critical Eye to win the $157,700 Bed O' Roses Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III) Saturday at Aqueduct. Under John Velazquez, the 5-year-old daughter of Seeking the Gold, out of the Pleasant Colony mare Our Country Place, stopped the timer after running a mile in 1:34.98 on a fast track.

  • NYRA Chief Pushes Lawmakers for Lower Takeout

    While pushing to take over the New York City Off Track Betting Corp., Barry Schwartz has been busily pressing top state lawmakers at the Capitol in Albany to back him on what has become his other chief lobbying mission this year: lowering the takeout at New York racetracks.

  • Stakes-winning David to DunHill Stud

    Stakes winner David, who was retired from racing earlier this month, will set up stud duty for the 2001 season at DunHill Stud near Reddick, Fla. His fee will be $3,000 payable 35 days after the foal's birth.

  • Chris's Thunder Retired After Leggio Win; To Be Bred to Charismatic

    Owner Michael Schwartz announced the retirement of Chris's Thunder Saturday, shortly after the 5-year-old mare won the $60,000 Dr. A.B. Leggio Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds. Chris's Thunder, who won five of her last six starts and each of her last five turf races, will be bred to Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Charismatic in January.

  • Chris's Thunder Rolls in Leggio Memorial Handicap

    Chris's Thunder closed though the stretch to win the $60,000 Dr. A.B. Leggio Memorial Handicap in a blanket finish Saturday at Fair Grounds. Hallowed Dreams, who won her first 16 career races before suffering her first loss this summer, was scratched.

  • Critical Eye Romps in Honey Bee

    Critical Eye pulled away to a 6 1/2-length victory over Eventail in the $200,000 Honey Bee Handicap (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies Friday night at the Meadowlands.

  • Critical Eye Upsets Gazelle 'Cap

    Critical Eye earned her first career stakes win as she battled with pacesetter Plenty of Light through the stretch, winning by a nose in the $200,000 Gazelle Handicap (gr. I) Saturday at Belmont Park.