Keyword: Scott Wells

  • Remington will be adding to the handicappers' arsenal of information by weighing horses in 2016

    Remington Park Plans to Report Horse Weights

    The pre-race protocol of Thoroughbreds racing at Remington Park in 2016 will include a quick stop on a scale where their weight will be recorded and that information will be provided to the public before the race.

  • Kentucky Downs president Corey Johnsen

    Track Executives Work to Promote Jockeys

    A pair of racetrack executives outlined plans to promote jockeys, and promote horse racing through the use of riders, at this year's Jockeys' Guild Assembly Jan. 19-20 in Hollywood, Fla.

  • John Velazquez

    Jockeys Consider Options for Promoting Sport

    Stephen Panus, vice president of communications for the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, acknowledged many newspapers have discontinued racing coverage. He encouraged riders to embrace social media.

  • Wells to Oversee Both Remington, Lone Star

    Officials with Global Gaming Solutions announced Sept. 13 that Scott Wells, Remington Park president and general manager, has also been named as president and general manager of Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, Texas.

  • McErlean Elected TRA President

    Christopher McErlean, vice president of racing for Penn National Gaming, was elected the 35th president of the Thoroughbred Racing Associations at its annual board of directors' meeting Feb. 22.

  • Oklahoma Classics Worth $1 Million

    The Oklahoma Thoroughbred Association, the Thoroughbred Racing Association of Oklahoma, and Remington Park have teamed together to announce the first $1-million day for Thoroughbred racing in Oklahoma history.

  • Remington Park

    Remington Park Ends Meet With Declines

    The 2009 Remington Park Thoroughbred season came to a close Dec. 14. With the end of live racing for the year also came the end of a long and successful streak for racing attendance.

  • $424,054 Bet In U.S. On Uruguayan Stakes

    Two group I fixtures from Uruguay's Maronas National Racetrack simulcast into the United States on Thursday handled an impressive $424,054, buoyed by an enthusiastic response from players in California.

  • Uruguay's Maronas Gets Black Type Approval

    Maroñas racetrack in Uruguay has been granted approval for entry into part two of the International Cataloguing Standards and International Statistics beginning in 2004.

  • Sell-Out Welcomes Back Racing in Uruguay

    A sold-out crowd of more than 10,000, including Uruguay President Jorge Batlle, welcomed back horse racing to Maroñas National Racetrack in Montevideo.