Keyword: Tony Black

  • Jockey Groups Concerned About Parx Waiver

    Representatives of a local riders' group and the Jockeys' Guild plan to meet with officials from Parx Racing the morning of Friday, Nov. 7, to discuss a waiver riders say the track has asked jockeys to sign.

  • Philadelphia Park Jockey Anthony Black

    Philly Park Jockeys Get Mount Increase

    In a little over two year's time, Philadelphia Park Jockeys has helped accomplish some pretty remarkable things at the Bensalem racetrack. On June 11 the group's president, Anthony Black, announced yet another approved measure that will benefit riders: A $100 mount fee for jockeys who do not finish in the top three positions.

  • Philly Park Jockeys Seek Additional Insurance Coverage

    Negotiations are currently underway between jockeys, management and horsemen at Philadelphia Park to have the amount of on-track accident insurance for riders increased from its current $100,000 to $1 million, but so far little progress has been made, according to Tony Black, who is helping spearhead the effort.

  • Late trainer Robert Camac.

    Late Trainer Camac Remembered by Colleagues

    With his stepson being held on $1.8-million bail, deceased trainer Robert Camac was remembered by his colleagues at Philadelphia Park over the weekend.