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MATT DINERMAN NAMED NEW GOLDEN GATE FIELDS ANNOUNCER; AT AGE 25

By Mike Willman —- MATT DINERMAN NAMED NEW GOLDEN GATE FIELDS ANNOUNCER; AT AGE 25, CALIFORNIA NATIVE BRINGS ENTHUSIASM & DYNAMIC TALENT TO ICONIC FACILITY BEGINNING OPENING DAY, DEC. 26 ‘A HOME RUN FOR GOLDEN GATE FIELDS AND CALIFORNIA RACING’ ARCADIA, Calif. (Nov....
Posted On 18 Nov 2017
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FAIR GROUNDS 146TH LIVE THOROUGHBRED MEET OPENS WITH STARLIGHT RACING NOV. 18

By Mark Conner —- THE CHEE WEEZ, THE JUKEBOX HEROES OF NEW ORLEANS HEADLINE NEW AND IMPROVED STARLIGHT OPENING DAY NOV. 18 NEW ORLEANS (November 10, 2017) – The 146th Thoroughbred racing season begins November 18 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots with Starlight...
Posted On 11 Nov 2017
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FAIR GROUNDS KEY DATES TO KNOW: 146th THOROUGHBRED RACING SEASON

By Brian Spencer —- NEW ORLEANS (November 7, 2017) – The 146th Thoroughbred Racing Season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is approaching, with Opening Day scheduled for Saturday, November 18 with Starlight Racing and a 3 p.m. first post. Below are some key dates...
Posted On 08 Nov 2017
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NEW IRS REGULATIONS RESULT IN DRASTICALLY REDUCED REPORTING AND WITHHOLDING FOR HORSEPLAYERS AT BREEDERS’ CUP

Joan Lawrence, NTRA —- NEWLY ENACTED IRS REGULATIONS RESULT IN DRASTICALLY REDUCED REPORTING AND WITHHOLDING FOR HORSEPLAYERS AT BREEDERS’ CUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS LEXINGTON, Ky. (Monday, November 6, 2017) – Despite some of the longest-priced winners in Breeders’ Cup...
Posted On 07 Nov 2017
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Keeneland Concludes Memorable Fall Race Meet

By Amy Gregory —- On-track attendance second-highest in Fall Meet history LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 28, 2017) – Keeneland successfully closed its 2017 Fall Meet on Saturday, one that featured 17 days of superlative racing and unique special events that combined to produce the...
Posted On 30 Oct 2017
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TAMPA BAY: RICHEST STAKES SKED IN TRACK ANNALS SET; $1-MILLION FESTIVAL DAY

By Mike Henry —- OLDSMAR, FL. – Tampa Bay Downs will conduct the most lucrative stakes program in its 92-year history during the 2017-2018 Thoroughbred racing season, offering a record 28 stakes races worth a combined $3.65-million. Additional purse and bonus monies for...
Posted On 14 Oct 2017
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FAIR GROUNDS CLUBHOUSE RESERVATIONS OPEN MONDAY, OCTOBER 16

By Brian Spencer —- NEW ORLEANS (October 13, 2017) – Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will begin taking Clubhouse dining reservations for all live race days except Louisiana Derby Day on Monday, Oct. 16. Fair Grounds is set to open its historic 146th Thoroughbred...
Posted On 14 Oct 2017
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Keeneland Initiates Concussion Protocol for Jockeys Beginning with Fall Meet

By Amy Gregory —- LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 5, 2017) – Keeneland will require jockeys competing in the 2017 Fall Meet, which begins Friday, to complete a baseline concussion assessment prior to being allowed to ride. Keeneland is among the first race tracks in the U.S. to...
Posted On 05 Oct 2017
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Keeneland Fall Meet Accentuated by Fan-Favorite Special Events

By Amy Owens —- Keeneland Fall Meet Accentuated by Fan-Favorite Special Events LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 4, 2017) – While world-class Thoroughbred racing takes center stage during Keeneland’s Fall Meet, to be held Oct. 6-28, Keeneland serves the local community by hosting a...
Posted On 04 Oct 2017
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Breeders’ Cup Announces Post Times for 2017 World Championships

DMTC News —- The Breeders’ Cup announced today post times for the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 Grade 1 races and purses and awards totaling more than $28 million, which will be held on November 3-4, for the first time, at the Del Mar racetrack...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017
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