PA Governor Makes Commission Appointments – (press release) (registration) (blog) (press release) (registration) (blog) PA Governor Makes Commission (press release) (registration) (blog)… Russell Jones (Thoroughbred breeders), Thomas King III (Standardbred horsemen), Wendy Cameron (Standardbred breeders), and Dr. Corrinne Sweeney (veterinarian). Sweeney was one of three members of the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission.and more » standardbred horse – Google News

Stronach Group Has Deal to Buy Rosecroft – (press release) (registration) (blog)

Paulick Report Stronach Group Has Deal to Buy (press release) (registration) (blog)Live harness racing was suspended a few years prior, and the track, then owned by Standardbred owners and breeders, in 2010 pulled the plug on full-card simulcasts because of a contract dispute with the Maryland Jockey Club and other Thoroughbred …Pimlico owner Stronach Group […]

Track Supers Field Day Set for Indiana Grand – (press release) (registration) (blog)

Track Supers Field Day Set for Indiana (press release) (registration) (blog)Last year's Field Day attracted more than 100 participants from around the world representing Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse, and Standardbred racetracks and other associated facilities. Other speakers include Dr. Cale Bigelow, a turf expert from Purdue … standardbred horse – Google News

Breuer-Bertera Elected to AHC Board – (press release) (registration) (blog)

Breuer-Bertera Elected to AHC (press release) (registration) (blog)"As a lifelong participant in Standardbred harness racing, I have always worked to advance the initiatives of the horse racing industry," Breuer-Bertera said. "I now welcome this opportunity to collaborate with representatives of various breeds, for …and more » harness horse racing – Google News

KY Historical Racing Benefits Continue Growth – (press release) (registration) (blog) (press release) (registration) (blog) KY Historical Racing Benefits Continue (press release) (registration) (blog)Historical racing machines, which are regulated by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and considered pari-mutuel, began operating last September at Red Mile, a local harness track, in partnership with Keeneland. As part of the Red Mile rebuild, …and more » harness horse racing […]

Derby Dozen – April 5, 2016 – Presented by Shadwell Farm – (press release) (registration) (blog) (press release) (registration) (blog) Derby Dozen – April 5, 2016 – Presented by Shadwell (press release) (registration) (blog)Sorry, Paul, your horse is just too darn talented, and there is no one else who deserves to be up there. As for the Florida Derby, Nyquist again demonstrated how difficult, or to this point, impossible, […]

Finger Lakes ‘Supportive’ of Purse Issue – (press release) (registration) (blog)

Finger Lakes 'Supportive' of Purse (press release) (registration) (blog)Jeff Cannizzo, executive director of the New York Thoroughbred Breeders, wrote over the weekend that the failure to address the purse levels is "nauseating;" he noted that 70% of starts at Finger Lakes in 2015 were New York-bred horses. … Financial … harness horse racing – […]

No Purse Protection for Finger Lakes – (press release) (registration) (blog) (press release) (registration) (blog) No Purse Protection for Finger (press release) (registration) (blog)"It's not going to be worth racing," he said of the expected hit on the purse account. Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corp., which operates Batavia Downs Gaming, a harness track with VLTs, also made a pitch to get protections from casino […]

MA Breeds at Odds Over Cut of Purse Revenue – (press release) (registration) (blog)

MA Breeds at Odds Over Cut of Purse (press release) (registration) (blog)"So my expectation is that Plainridge, with the Race Horse Development Fund money it is already getting, now offers purses far in excess of purses at other harness tracks across the country for the level of competition. If that's the case, why are […]

Arabian Race Set for April 2 at Santa Anita – (press release) (registration) (blog)

Arabian Race Set for April 2 at Santa (press release) (registration) (blog)In addition to increasing awareness for Arabian horses, the Sheikh Mansoor Festival is also focused on celebrating the jockeys as world-class athletes. Part of the festivities … I know back in the day they used to have Standardbred harness racing …and more » standardbred […]