Month: March 2019

Santa Anita sees 23rd horse fatality since Dec. 26 – ESPN

11:46 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — A two-horse spill in the $100,000 San Simeon Stakes on Sunday at Santa Anita Park led to the 23rd equine fatality at the Southern California track in just over three months. Arms Runner injured his right front leg and fell in the Grade 3 race on turf…

New Vocations and Rosie Napravnik Open Louisiana Aftercare Facility

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program announced they have expanded their efforts by opening a satellite facility in Covington, La.  The new facility will focus solely on taking in horses retiring from one of the four Louisiana racetracks as well as training centers and farms within the state.   Last November former jockey Rosie Napravnik initiated…

Sunday Stakes: Back to Business at Santa Anita

It’s a busy Sunday of stakes racing with Aqueduct, Santa Anita and Tampa Bay Downs carding a total of 10 races worth at least $100,000 in prize-money. Tampa Bay is the hotspot with six big money races. Sunday’s Stakes races include: Aqueduct Race 8 – $100,000 MADDIE MAY STAKES Santa Anita Race 2 – $100,000…

At Santa Anita, what happens after the next breakdown? – Horse Racing Nation

Photo: Alex Evers/Eclipse Sportswire The appropriate reaction to Santa Anita Park’s resumption of racing this weekend is hope. Hope there won’t be another incident. Hope there won’t be another injury. Hope there won’t be another equine fatality. That hope is noble, well-intentioned, and aspirational, but it’s also irrational. Twenty-two equine fatalities at Santa…

Kentucky Derby 2019 Daily: Improbable adds blinkers – Horse Racing Nation

Welcome to Horse Racing Nation’s Kentucky Derby Daily, which will each day leading up to the May 4 race at Churchill Downs detail all the news and notes related to contenders in one convenient space.With Improbable’s latest workout Saturday toward a start in the Arkansas Derby (G1) arrived two changes to his training regimen. First, a…

Web Extra: Youth Harness Horse Racing Camp at the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono! – PAHomePage.com

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Youth Harness Racing Camp Through the Years (WBRE/WYOU-TV) Youngsters looking to experience something different this summer are invited to annual Harness Horse Youth Foundation Camp in August.   The three-day camp will be held at the Downs…