PA HBPA Announces 2016-2019 Board of Directors

PA HBPA GRANTVILLE, Pa. (Nov. 16, 2015)—The Pennsylvania Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (PA HBPA), which represents all horses owners, trainers and their employees at Penn National and Presque Isle Downs, today announced its 2016-2019 board of directors. Sandee Martin, of Grantville, Dauphin County, was elected president. Martin is a former professional jockey who is [...]


Casse, Da Silva Earn Titles at Woodbine

Paulick Report There were familiar names on top of the leader board at the end of Sunday's 14-race season-ending card at Woodbine which featured a record closing day handle of $6,546,737 as the 133-day meet came to a close, eclipsing the $5,406,444 wagered a year ago. Mark Casse recorded his ninth straight training title and [...]


Lanerie, Ramseys, Asmussen Take Churchill Titles

Blood-Horse Jockey Corey Lanerie will win his 10th riding title at Churchill Downs when the 21-day fall meet concludes Nov. 29. Ken and Sarah Ramsey also clinched their record-extending 25th owner's title at the Louisiville track, entering the day with nine wins. The title will mark Lanerie's 10th in the last 11 meets at Churchill, [...]


Gulfstream Park West Reports Improved Figures

Blood-Horse Gulfstream Park West reported a 19% increase in daily average pari-mutuel handle during its 40-day fall turf festival meet that concluded Nov. 28, as well as an 8% increase in total handle. The increases came despite four fewer days of racing compared with the 2014 meet. Daily average handle on Gulfstream West was up [...]


Four Suspended in Ohio Horse Mix-Up

Blood-Horse Four men were fined and suspended by stewards at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in connection with a Nov. 4 race in which the wrong horse not only ran, but won, and paid $222.40. The race in question was the ninth and final race, for $5,000 filly and mare maiden claimers, at [...]


OH Study Shows Cobalt”s Detrimental Effects

Blood-Horse The first phase of an Ohio study into the effects the mineral cobalt has on horses showed that intravenous administration at high doses has detrimental effects on body systems. Dr. James Robertson, consulting veterinarian to the Ohio State Racing Commission, Nov. 23 outlined the progress of the study, which came about through a partnership [...]


Indiana Horse Racing Summit Attracts More than 100 Horsemen

American Racehorse The Indiana Horse Racing Commission hosted Indiana’s first Horse Racing Summit November 20 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Indiana. The open-invitation public meeting provided participants an opportunity to share their thoughts, concerns and suggestions with members of the Indiana Horse Racing Commission. There were over one-hundred individuals in attendance representing all [...]