How You Can Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Groups within the veterinary and equine communities are coordinating a major relief effort—consisting of both monetary and supply donations—to aid horses and their caretakers in Texas and Louisiana impacted by Hurricane Harvey’s catastrophic flooding. Monetary Donations Financial donations are preferred because of the difficulty in getting supplies from outside of the region to affected horses. [...]


Sunday’s Round Table Conference to be available via Live Stream

The Jockey Club will provide a live video stream for Sunday’s 65th Annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing from Saratoga Springs, N.Y., on The two-hour conference begins at 10 a.m. EDT. In addition to the live stream on The Jockey Club’s website, the event can be viewed on TVG2 and [...]


The Meadow Event Park and Chenery Family Announce Collaboration to Enhance Fan Experience at Birthplace of Secretariat

Pictured is Groundshaker, a 6-year-old great-great granddaughter of Secretariat. She’s the last horse ever bred and raced by Penny Chenery. Penny retired her to The Meadow to be the star of our Secretariat Birthplace Tours. This photo shows Groundshaker in the paddock by Secretariat’s original yearling barn at The Meadow. (Photo courtesy Meadow Event [...]


Kentucky Downs to Pay Record $750 for Sixth through Last Place

Photo by Reed Palmer Photography Because of business surpassing projections — including a best-ever July with its historical horse racing operation — every horse running at Kentucky Downs’ highly acclaimed September meet will earn at least $750. The new guaranteed minimum payment is 50 percent more than the previously announced $500 that already [...]