Month: July 2019

‘Betting With Bobby’ Tackles Belmont Derby

Celebrity chef and Breeders’ Cup ambassador Bobby Flay is taking on all challengers on the road to this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita on Nov. 1 and 2. In a unique showdown for charity called “Betting with Bobby,” Flay will make selections for designated races and put his picks up against those…

Colonial Downs Group Opens Rosie’s Richmond With 700 Historical Racing Terminals – Horse Racing News – Paulick Report

At a ceremonial ribbon cutting, Colonial Downs Group announced today that Rosie’s Gaming Emporium is now open in Richmond, Va. Rosie’s Richmond features 700 historical horse racing (HHR) machines, simulcast horse racing, restaurant and bar, and gift shop. Aaron Gomes, chief operating officer of Colonial Downs Group, stated, “It is very exciting to be opening…

Dr. Ferraro New Member of California Horse Racing Board – Equi Management

UC Davis Center for Equine Health Emeritus Director Dr. Gregory Ferraro has been appointed to the California Horse Racing Board. Dr. Greg Ferraro, new appointee to the CHRB, was director of the UC Davis Center for Equine Health from 1997-2011. Don Preisler California Governor Gavin Newsom announced June 26 the appointment of Dr. Gregory Ferraro…

National Museum of Racing Calls for Submissions for Second Annual Photo Exhibition

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the return of its juried photography exhibition program, Photo Finish. The Museum is now accepting submissions for consideration from both amateur and professional photographers of scenes depicting Thoroughbred racing in America for our second annual exhibition. There is…

Amid Deaths And Bad Decisions, Horse Racing Needs A Miracle – Forbes

A little more than a quarter of a century ago, after a year that saw her family riven by divorce, death, and scandal, Queen Elizabeth II of England declared 1992 an “annus horribilis.” With half the year still to come, 2019 has already earned that distinction for virtually everyone involved in Thoroughbred racing. The trouble…