Month: February 2019

Gov. signs legislation to support horse racing industry – centraljersey.com

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a bill (S-2992) into law, which appropriates $20 million to the New Jersey Racing Commission for horse racing purse subsidies for this fiscal year, with all future appropriations subject to the budget. The funding will be allocated by the New Jersey Racing Commission equally between the thoroughbred industry and the…

Belle Vodka’s Victory Drink of the Month for February: Bloody Belle

Victory Drink of the Month: Belle Vodka’s Bloody Belle, the ideal winner’s circle cocktail! The Race: Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes The Venue: Gulfstream Park The Date: Jan. 26, 2018 The Winner: City of Light The Toast: To the career finales of two amazing horses. City of Light, last fall’s Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile winner, ended…

Horse Racing Commission awards $14.2 million to Kentucky breeders – WBKO

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) announced payment of more than $14.2 million in breeder awards from the Kentucky Thoroughbred Breeders’ Incentive Fund (KTBIF). Kentucky-bred horses won over 4,000 races across the globe in 2018, which made breeders eligible for these incentive payments. KTBIF horses won in 33 states and…

Silverbulletday: A Magical Ride

As stellar as Silverbulletday was in gaining honors as the champion 2-year-old filly in 1998 and as the champion 3-year-old filly the next season, there will always be a “what if” attached to her career. What if she had not drawn far outside, post 14, for the Preakness? What if she had received a more…

Vermantia launches Maltco’s bespoke horse racing channel – CalvinAyre.com

Maltese deal extends successful Intralot partnership Athens, 18th February 2019 – Vermantia, leader in omni-channel content solutions, has launched its live horse racing channel in Malta with Maltco Lotteries – the largest retail network in the country. The bespoke channel, which extends Vermantia’s successful partnership with Intralot, features a daily schedule of action-packed horse racing…