Arroyo Suspended for Failing a Drug Test
Jockey Norberto Arroyo Jr. failed a drug test for marijuana and has now been suspended by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.... Read the full article
Born for Speed: 6 Horses that Defined Racing
Any race fan knows the rumble of the track, the anticipation of a winner and the excitement of a neck-to-neck performance. One of the most popular spectator sports of all time, horse racing has become tradition in the United States and all over the world. Through this sport, champion racehorses have been recognized, bred and admired for their record breaking athletic abilities and defined characteristics. It is the passion and progression of this sport that has made it what it is today.... Read the full article
Betting on the Kentucky Derby: How to Pick a Winning Horse
As the first leg of the Triple Crown Races, the Kentucky Derby is one of the world’s most preeminent horse racing events. Among bettors, it’s also one of the most popular.... Read the full article
The Triple Crown: A Hat Trick of Excitement in Horse Racing
For three Saturday's each spring, the sport of horse racing gets more attention than it gets on the other 49 Saturdays combined. The center of the universe in the sport in the spring focuses on the most promising three year olds as they head down the Triple Crown Trail.... Read the full article
No Live Racing at Saratoga on Sunday
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced that there will be no live racing at Saratoga Race Course on Sunday, August 28. Live racing at Saratoga is expected to resume Monday, August 29.
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Agenda Set For Australian Quarter Horse Racing Conference
February 27, 2008 – The agenda has been set for the first Australian Quarter Horse Racing Industry Conference, to be held March 27-28 at Glenormiston College near Terang, Victoria.Presented by the Victoria Racing Quarter Horse Association, the confer... Read the full release
Turf Course updates on Nyra.com
ELMONT, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) has introduced turf course updates to NYRA.com in order to provide the most accurate and timely information on each day’s grass races.Racing fans can go to NYRA.com, click on the web banner ... Read the full release
No Live Racing or Simulcasting Today at Aqueduct or BelmontPark
OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Live racing and simulcasting on Thursday, March 3, has been canceled at Aqueduct Racetrack and BelmontPark.
As a result of construction, a 600-pair wire running from Rockaway Boulevard into Aqueduct was accidentall... Read the full release
Racing for Special Olympics at BelmontPark
ELMONT, N.Y. – On Saturday, July 9, BelmontPark will play host to a day of racing for the athletes of Special Olympics New York.
More than 250 athletes and their families and friends will gather in the Marquee Tent in Belmont’s backyard ... Read the full release
Racing and Wagering Board now allowing more Superfectas
The New York State Racing and Wagering Board today enacted new directives that lay the groundwork for more Superfecta wagering opportunities for both Thoroughbred and Standardbred racing fans.“Superfectas are popular with some racing fans because if ... Read the full release
No Simulcasting at Aqueduct or Belmont on Sunday
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced that there will be no simulcasting at either Aqueduct Racetrack or the Belmont Café on Sunday, August 28.
A decision on whether or not there will be live ra... Read the full release
Aqueduct Cancels Live Racing for Thursday; Open for Simulcasting
OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Due to high winds and snowfall, Aqueduct Racetrack has canceled the live racing card for Thursday, February 11. Aqueduct will be open for simulcasting, and telephone and internet wagering will also be available.
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Live Racing at Aqeuduct Canceled Sunday; Simulcasting Available
OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Due to frigid temperatures and high winds, Aqueduct Racetrack will not have live racing on Sunday, January 3. The facility will be open for simulcasting, and NYRA Rewards telebet and internet wagering will both be available a... Read the full release
New Pennsylvania Harness Racing Facility Opens
The grand opening today of Pennsylvania's first new harness track in 41 years, Harrah's Chester Casino and Racetrack in Chester, represents a major advancement for the state's agricultural industry and economy, Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff said... Read the full release
Mezey Howarth Racing Stables (MZYH) Announces It Has Successfully Implemented Its Claiming Division
Marketwire - January 23, 2008) - Mezey Howarth Racing Stables, Inc. (OTCBB: MZYH) announced today it has successfully implemented its claiming division. Mezey Howarth Racing Stables claimed Blushing Bear Cat for $20,000. Blushing Bear Cat raced 23 da... Read the full release
Moon Bully named Appaloosa Racing Horse of the Year
MOSCOW, Idaho—The Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC) Racing Program is proud to announce Moon Bully as the 2008 Appaloosa Racing Horse of the Year! The 4-year-old gelding, proudly owned by Brad Anderson of Detroit, Texas, also earned the honors of being nam... Read the full release
Aqueduct Racetrack Cancels Saturday Live Racing
OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Due to snow and wind, live racing has been cancelled at Aqueduct Racetrack for Saturday, February 27. On Saturday, the facility will be open for simulcasting, and telephone and internet wagering will be available.
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Mezey Howarth Racing Stables Announces Its 2007 Racing Results
Marketwire - January 28, 2008) - Mezey Howarth Racing Stables, Inc. (OTCBB: MZYH) announced today its racing results for 2007. The Company's horses had 29 starts with 5 Wins, 4 places and 8 shows. The Company's horses won 18% of their starts and were... Read the full release
Aqueduct Closed Wednesday, No Live Racing or Simulcasting
OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Due to heavy rains and high winds, Aqueduct Racetrack will not have live racing on Wednesday, December 1.
The facility will be closed for simulcasting. However, NYRA Rewards telebet and internet wagering will both be availab... Read the full release
UK club to host discussion with Kentucky Derby-winning professionals
LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 21, 2011) – The University of Kentucky’s Horse Racing Club will host a panel featuring several Thoroughbred horse racing professionals who have been involved in winning the Kentucky Derby. The event, “Inside Ho... Read the full release
Help Wanted for Belmont Stakes Day, Saturday June 5
ELMONT, N.Y. – Saturday, June 5, is Belmont Stakes Day and The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will be hiring whitecaps, parking staff and cleaning staff to make it the most exciting and enjoyable day of racing in New York.
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Belmont Stakes Day Crowd of 52,861 Wagers $9,021,196 on Track
A crowd of 52,861 wagered $9,021,196 on Belmont Stakes Day races, a 2 percent increase over $8,843,720 in 2007, the most recent year when a Triple Crown was not on the line. With an additional $615,895 wagered at Belmont on incoming simulcasts, the ... Read the full release
BloodHorse.com Hosts Free Thoroughbred Ownership Webcast and Live Q&A
Lexington, Ky. — April 19, 2011 — BloodHorse.com will host a free webcast and live Q&A focused on racing partnerships. “Thoroughbred Ownership: The Basics of Racing Partnerships” sponsored by West Point Thoroughbreds, will... Read the full release
UK Horse Racing Club to Host Thoroughbred Horse Trainers, Silent Auction
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 3, 2007) – The University of Kentucky Horse Racing Club will host some of horse racing’s top trainers at “Inside Horse Racing: The Trainer’s View” at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, in the Student Center Grand Ballroom. “The m... Read the full release