When Oaklawn Park's scheduled 57-day season begins Jan. 13, Vic Stauffer will be just the sixth announcer in the track's history.
One of the most recognized and experienced voices in Thoroughbred racing will step into Oaklawn Park's announcer's booth when Vic Stauffer calls the races for the 2017 season.
Jockey Tyler Baze, who suffered facial fractures July 24 when his mount in the fifth race reared up and threw his head back into Baze's face, remained in Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla a day later.
Jockey agent Vic Stauffer, fired by jockey Joel Rosario March 10, has taken the book of Tyler Baze, whose business was surrendered by agent Ron Ebanks that day when he began representing Rosario.
A hearing into charges from the California Horse Racing Board that jockey Joel Rosario "did not put forward his best effort" in a race this summer at Del Mar is set to resume Dec. 3.
Jockey Joel Rosario is scheduled to appear before stewards next week to answer a California Horse Racing Board complaint that he failed "to put forth his best effort" in a ride at Del Mar on Sept. 6.
Hollywood Park issued a statement July 14 saying that track announcer Vic Stauffer, who was hospitalized July 11 with a "mini stroke," will return to the announcer's stand for the final four day's of the spring-summer meet.
A late change in flight plans played a key role in Joel Rosario connecting for five winners, including a graded stakes win, at Hollywood Park Dec. 6.
Unbeaten Zenyatta is getting a bit of a break at trainer John Shirreffs' barn before a 2009 campaign, but she may parade at Hollywood Park Nov. 30 as part of a special day in her honor.
For the first time in four years, the Thoroughbreds are coming back to Cal Expo.
Larry Collmus, a 22-year veteran track announcer, will be calling the races this winter at the Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino.
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie has hired John Lies as its track announcer for the 2005 spring Thoroughbred season that runs April 14 through July 17.
The bidding was hot in southern Florida Friday night at The Race For Education's Horsemen of All Ages Sale, shattering all previous sale records.
Pre-auction online bidding for bachelors and bachelorettes participating in The Race For Education's Horsemen of All Ages Sale begins Saturday, Valentines Day, in conjunction with the Daily Racing Form.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Wednesday that KSPN/ESPN Radio 710 in Los Angeles and WBAL Radio in Baltimore have tied for the Media Eclipse Award for Audio/Multi-Media Internet coverage of Thoroughbred racing
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