Equine Equipment breaks ground: Sponsors track-crew internships at Keeneland, Mahoning Valley

Mahoning Valley track superintendent R. J. Moore with his track crew (Photo courtesy Mahoning Valley) Innovative Equine Marketing, which provides manufacturer discounts to the horse world through its Equine Equipment program, is launching America’s first internships for college students interested in the field of racetrack maintenance and getting on course to being a [...]


Kentucky Well Represented in Claiming Crown at Florida’s Gulfstream Park

Daddy's Boo (Photo by Reed Palmer Photography) From Kentucky Downs news release Posted: 12/2/16 Kentucky will be well-represented among the 118 horses entered in Saturday’s nine Claiming Crown races at Gulfstream Park, including the impressive winners of Kentucky Downs’ pair of $75,000 automatic-qualifier preps in Cammack and Daddy’s Boo. The $1.1 million Claiming [...]


TOBA Announces U.S. Graded and Listed Stakes for 2017

From TOBA news release Posted: 12/2/16 The American Graded Stakes Committee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association today presented its listing of U.S. Graded and Listed Stakes Races for 2017, the results of its annual grading session conducted November 30 in Lexington. The Committee reviewed 790 unrestricted U.S. stakes races with a purse of [...]


Florida HBPA To Honor Gulfstream Outriders, Salty Roberts and Cliff Hopmans on Dec. 8

The Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association will hold its annual Nominating Meeting/Awards Dinner Dec. 8 at the Sport of Kings at Gulfstream Park. In addition to nominating candidates for FHBPA's Board of Directors, horsemen and their guests will gather to recognize the achievements of Florida's horsemen and “backstretch” leaders. Awards to be handed out [...]