Month: February 2019

Get to Know Retired Racehorse Project’s Jen Roytz

Jen Roytz is the executive director of the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP). She is also the co-owner of the Lexington, Ky.-based marketing agency Topline Communications and a writer, regularly covering topics related to Thoroughbred aftercare and equine health for publications such as the Paulick Report, Thoroughbred Daily News and Practical Horseman, among others. Get to know Jen in…

horse racing – Youngstown Vindicator

horse racing MONDAY’S RESULTS POST TIME: 12:45 PM TRACK CONDITION: fast First Race – Purse $29,600, Maiden special weight, 3 yo, Six Furlongs. Ready to Rocket (Rodriguez J.) $8.80$5.60$9.40 Good Energy (Cardoso D.) $10.40$14.80 Hes a Giant (Lagunes G.) $45.00 Also Ran: Nothinlastsforever, King Corn, Dark Maze, (dq)Sword of Roheryn Race Time: 1:12.33 Exacta (7-1),…

Horse racing at Rillito back on track and Absolutely Arizona – KGUN

TUCSON, Ariz. — They are off and running at Rillito Park Race Track, continuing a tradition that began in 1943. “This is the birthplace of Quarter Horses,” said Rillito General Manager Mike Weiss. “And the first track in the world to use the photo finish camera.” The speed of the Quarter Horses led to the…

Equine flu threatens British horse racing industry – Marketplace APM

February 11, 2019 Delegations from the U.S. and China are meeting again to restart talks aimed at ending the ongoing trade stalemate. But, what would a win for eitherside look like, and is China now more willing to give in as consumer spending continues to slip? Then, it’s been 40 years since revolutionaries overthrew Iran’s…

Cute Foals of the Week for Feb. 10

Thoroughbreds in North America all celebrate their birthdays on Jan. 1, so as soon as the New Year rolls around, so does “foaling season” – that magical time that lasts from the beginning of January through the late spring when racehorse babies are born. In this weekly piece, we’ll bring you the best of new…