Keyword: Suffolk

  • New England's Newest Hall of Famers

    The New England Turf Writers Association has elected its Hall of Fame class of 2009, which will be honored along with the 2008 NETWA award winners July 16.

  • Suffolk Publicist Jim Bishop Dead

    James Bishop, long-time track handicapper and publicist at Suffolk Downs, died May 24 from cancer at his home in Revere, Mass.

  • Suffolk Downs Executive Bob O'Malley Dead

    Robert M. "Bob" O'Malley, long-time executive at Suffolk Downs, died Feb. 25 at his home in Milton, Mass, after battling cancer for several years.

  • Here and There

    Suffolk Downs hires new racing secretary, Texas Thoroughbred Association launches new web site.

  • Call Me Mr. Vain Wins Suffolks 'Showdown'

    Call Me Mr. Vain gained a narrow advantage just before the finish to prevail by a half-length over Diplomatical in the "Suffolk Downs Showdown" match race between the two horses with the most wins in North America this year.

  • Horsemen and Management Disagree on Suffolk Dates

    Horsemen at Suffolk Downs feared they would have nowhere to go if the Boston track's management chose to move the winter meet starting date from January to May. Those fears intensified when on Tuesday the track officials applied for 150-day meet that would open May 1.

  • Suffolk Hikes Stakes Purses; Brockton Eyes Dates

    For the second time in as many years, Suffolk Downs has increased the minimum purses for stakes. And in another Massachusetts development, the Brockton Fair has expressed an interest in live racing once again.

  • Account Wagering Goes Into Effect in Massachusetts

    Recent approval from the Massachusetts State Racing Commission of the TVG network and Magna Entertainment's XpressBet system means bettors there soon will be able to sign up for account wagering with either provider.