Keyword: Stella Thayer

  • Horse Owner Bronson Thayer Dies at 77

    A. Bronson Thayer, husband of Tampa Bay Downs co-owner Stella Thayer, died Dec. 24 at age 77. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Thayer, a prominent banker in Tampa, died after a battle with prostate cancer.

  • National HBPA Sets Convention Agenda

    Medication, legislation, aftercare, and the importance of media awareness are among the topics to be discussed during the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association winter convention Feb. 3-7 in Florida.

  • Hall of Fame Announces New Category

    In an effort to tell a more comprehensive history of Thoroughbred racing in North America, the National Museum of Racing will be expanding its Hall of Fame with a new category, Pillars of the Turf, beginning in 2013.

  • Aulisi Named Acting Museum Director

    Joseph E. Aulisi has been named the acting director of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, museum president Stella F. Thayer announced Oct. 12.

  • The Jockey Club Elects Seven New Members

    The Jockey Club today announced the election of seven new members: William Backer, Robert McNair, Nick Nicholson, Mace Siegel, Stella Thayer, Frank "Scoop" Vessels III, and William T. Young, Jr.

  • Simul-castaway

    <i> By Mike Henry</i>-- The desires of Tampa Bay bettors and a majority of horsemen are being undermined by the actions of a few local horsemen and those from other states.