The current and next Maryland horsemen’s group (MTHA) boards should take certain steps in the interests of transparency — and democracy.
Longtime Maryland breeder Elizabeth Binnie Houghton passed away earlier this week at age 79.
Mid-Atlantic handle was up solidly in July versus July 2016, with Charles Town, Delaware, Laurel, and Parx all showing gains.
This year’s 31st West Virginia Breeders Classics will feature nine races with a combined purse of $1 million, including the $350,00 Classic.
In the upcoming MTHA board election, candidate Phil Schoenthal says in an open letter, support candidates who can work together for the common good.
The new jackpot wager Charles Town will offer starting August 17 will carry a takeout of twelve percent.
The upcoming MTHA board election is a critical moment, board member Larry Johnson writes in an open letter.
The upcoming MTHA board election must put in a board focused on the well-being of Maryland owners and trainers, Jerry Robb writes in an open letter.
With all 15 board seats of the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA) up for election this year, there is widespread agreement on many — but not all — issues.
A federal rule that would modernize how taxes on parimutuel winnings are calculated is nearing adoption, according to the Trump Administration.
With all 15 board seats of the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA) up for election this year, the incumbent and insurgent slates see things very differently. Part 1 of 2.
Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) today announced grants have been awarded to 71 non-profits that help racehorses and the people who care for them.
The Fasig-Tipton mixed sale will switch back to its traditional December date after having been held in January the last two years.
“It’s bittersweet, but I’m excited to see where the road leads me,” says Gabby Gaudet, whose final day at the MJC was July 16.
The Pennsylvania equine industry is working to ensure state legislators don’t raid racing’s share of slots money as the state tries to fill a budget deficit.
Virginia’s new certified program will reward horsemen who board horses at Virginia farms or training centers for six consecutive months before they turn three.
A weather event damaged three barns at Charles Town Races last night, but no equine or human injuries were reported.
For wagering purposes, Miss Inclusive won the 2016 Parx Oaks. For purse money purposes, Eighth Wonder did. And for race records? Both of ’em won.
At its June 6 meeting, the Virginia Racing Commission learned of a potential new racing venue in the state and formed two new committees to take a hard look at the industry’s future.
The AAEP — the major horse veterinarians group — has announced its opposition to a federal bill that would create a national body to govern medication in racing.