Keyword: Tammi Piermarini

  • Racing on closing day at Suffolk Downs.

    Bittersweet Finale for Closing Suffolks Downs

    Carl Gambardella, the all-time leading rider in New England, hadn't been back to Suffolk Downs in four years but wanted to be on hand for the last day of the meet, as it is slated to be the 79-year-old track's last.

  • Suffolk Downs

    Somber Mood Hangs Over Suffolk Downs

    Tough decisions lie ahead for the horsemen and workers of the Boston-area track, which is expected to shut down permanently in December.

  • Kathy Ritvo

    Ritvo to Receive Lou Smith Memorial Award

    Trainer Kathy Ritvo will be feted at the NETWA annual awards dinner in July, when jockey Tammi Piermarini and Richard Sheehan Jr., DVM, will also be among the honorees.

  • Tammi Piermarini

    Piermarini Becomes Third-Leading Woman Rider

    Jockey Tammi Piermarini, who last year became just the fifth woman to reach the 2,000-win milestone, recorded three victories Monday at Suffolk Downs to surpass Patti Cooksey as the third-leading female rider of all-time.

  • New England Turf Writers Present Awards

    Sassy City, New England's champion older mare in 2011, was named the 2011 James B. Moseley Horse of the Year by the New England Turf Writers Association at its 70th annual awards dinner held July 20.

  • Tammi Piermarini

    Piermarini Wins Third NETWA Award

    Tammi Piermarini, who became the fourth all-time leading female jockey in number of victories in 2011, heads the list of annual divisional champions and award winners as voted on by the New England Turf Writers Association.

  • Jockey Tammi Piermarini

    Jockey Piermarini Sidelined Indefinitely

    Jockey Tammi Piermarini will be sidelined indefinitely due to injuries suffered when she was unseated from her mount in the ninth race at Suffolk Downs June 18.

  • Tammi Piermarini

    Inside Track: Overcoming Adversity

    Because of the physically demanding nature of competitive sports, it is rare when athletes find their prime after two decades of competing, especially once they hit the magical age of 40.

  • New England Trainer Suspended for Positive

    In what is believed to be the first suspension in the country for a positive test for the drug benzylpiperazine, New England trainer Tammi Piermarini was suspended Tuesday until Jan. 10, 2002. The Suffolk Downs board of stewards also fined her $500 and took away first-place purse money won by Dixie Draw Oct. 6 at the Masschusetts track.