Month: January 2020

Racing-simulcast bill in the works, but not ready – Lowell Sun

BOSTON -This time they got it done with time to spare, but only a little. After its inaction twice in recent years briefly rendered horse racing and simulcast wagering illegal, the Legislature on Monday sent Gov. Charlie Baker a bill that would extend the authorization for those activities until July 1. Without action, simulcasting would…

Governor Appoints Charles O’Connor, Frank Jones To Kentucky Horse Racing Commission – Horse Racing News – Paulick Report

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has appointed Charles O’Connor and Frank Jones as members of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. Charles Francis O’Connor of Versailles, is the Director of Sales at Coolmore Stud. He replaces Kiki Courtelis, who has resigned. Mr. O’Connor shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term ending April 27, 2020. Frank…

Applications Open for The Jockey Club’s Academic Scholarships

The Jockey Club announced today that applications are now open for its two college scholarships. The scholarships total $21,000 and will be awarded for the academic year that begins in the fall of 2020. The Jockey Club Scholarship was first awarded in 2017 and provides $15,000 ($7,500 per semester) to a student who is pursuing…

Horse racing newsletter: CHRB changes its meeting locations – Los Angeles Times

Santa Anita Charts Results for Sunday, January 12. Copyright 2020 by Equibase Company. Reproduction prohibited. Santa Anita, Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, California. 9th day of a 60-day meet. Clear & Firm FIRST RACE. 1 Mile Turf. Purse: $59,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 4 year olds and up. Claiming Price $62,500. Time 23.86 48.25…

Why the ‘All’ Button Can Be a Valuable Tool

If you are like me, you made a New Year’s resolution. Some are personal like beginning a new diet. One that we will stick to this time … at least until February. Or maybe we got a fitness center subscription for Christmas. This starts out fine for the first couple of weeks. But then that…

Race Horse Euthanized at Golden Gate Fields – Patch.com

BERKELEY, CA — A horse was euthanized Sunday after an injury in a race at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley, another California horse racing death following a number of deaths last year in Southern California. Elegant Sundown was put to sleep in a van after a “catastrophic” injury to his right foreleg. He was 3…

Horse Dies Prompting More Cries For End Of Horseracing – SFGate

BERKELEY (BCN) A horse was euthanized Sunday after an injury in a race at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley, another California horseracing death following a number of deaths last year in Southern California. Elegant Sundown was put to sleep in a van after a “catastrophic” injury to his right foreleg. He was 3 years old.…