Month: June 2019

CHRB Approves Medication Restrictions At Golden Gate, Sonoma, Humboldt – Horse Racing News – Paulick Report

Golden Gate Fields near San Francisco, Calif. The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, June 20, at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Dennis Alfieri and Fred Maas also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB…

Betting the United Nations Stakes on a $20 Budget

Saturday’s $300,000, Grade 1 United Nations Stakes at Monmouth Park is one of the Jersey Shore racetrack’s signature events, annually bringing together some of the best turf horses in North America. The 1 3/8-mile race attracted a diverse eight-horse field this year, all of them stakes winners, and seven of those eight have won graded…

Stronach to CHRB: ‘Horse Racing Really Should Be Run By a Trust’Stronach to CHRB: ‘Horse Racing Really Should Be Run By a Trust’ – Thoroughbred Daily News

By T. D. Thornton Thursday’s California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) meeting in Pleasanton was book-ended by the board’s approval of a number of safety-related rules to tighten veterinary and medication practices, plus strident public commentary from anti-racing advocates who continue to call for the banishment of the sport in the wake of 29 horse deaths…

Three Standout Contenders in 2019 Ohio Derby

The field for the Grade 3, $500,000 Ohio Derby at Thistledown consists of a field of seven, three of which appear bent on getting the lead at any cost and another who appears in over his head. The first group starts with of Parx Spring Derby winner Bethlehem Road, who is undefeated in three races…