Month: May 2020

HORSE RACING: Training resumes at Churchill Downs | Sports – Newsandtribune

LOUISVILLE — At 5:29 a.m. Wednesday morning, outrider Lee Lockwood radioed a much-anticipated announcement. “We are open for business. Gap Attendants, you can open the track,” Lockwood said. Moments later, training resumed at Churchill Downs for the first time in more than five months. The first horse on the track was Kentucky Derby contender Major…

Monomoy Girl Set for Long-Awaited Comeback Saturday at Churchill

Monomoy Girl, the champion 3-year-old filly of 2018, has been entered for her long-anticipated return and will headline Churchill Downs‘ May 16 opening day card. One of seven fillies and mares entered in Saturday’s fourth race, an $85,000 one-mile allowance optional claiming event on the main track, Monomoy Girl will be making her first start…

BA province to consider restart for horse racing activity – SBC Americas

The Government of Buenos Aires Province is studying the possibility of reopening some industries in a bid to reactivate the economy and avoid deepening the financial crisis that Argentina was already facing before the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Two of the activities that would resume operations are horse racing and lotteries. As estimated by…

Where to Read the 2020 Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award Nominees

If you’re isolating, now is the perfect time to curl up with a great book. That’s where the Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award sponsored by Castleton Lyons comes in: This year, the list of 15 entries is available for order and download from several different mediums, and there’s something for everyone. The Dr. Tony Ryan…