Charlie McIntosh will become Director of Racing, and Elizabeth Rogers is the new Racing Secretary at Charles Town Races.
Dick Woolley, who as a track announcer called almost 20 Preaknesses and also won an Eclipse Award for his work in radio, has died at age 89.
Purses at Monmouth Park will rise by five percent starting July 20, Haskell day, the track announced today.
With the last (or perhaps second to last) Virginia Racing Commission meeting before the meet complete, Colonial Downs moved one more step closer to its August meet.
The Maryland State Fair race meet at Timonium will take place August 23 to September 2 and feature two added-money events.
The 6th annual PDJF Day Across America will take place July 27 at racetracks around the country.
The rains came and forced Monmouth Park to cancel its Saturday card but not until Golden Brown had earned a stakes win.
Beginning July 14, Laurel Park will accept entries and returns from Delaware Park.
First winner for Imagining, a case of strangles, and yearlings take the stage: the week in social media.
In the wake of tracks’ decisions to rule off Hall of Famer Jerry Hollendorfer, the national HBPA and Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association are calling for enhanced due process rights.
Dr. Mary Scollay, most recently equine medical director for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, will lead the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium.
Delaware Park has been forced to cancel its Thursday, July 4 card because of lack of entries.
The Delaware state vet issued a weekend memo outlining the steps being taken to ensure a horse who tested positive for strangles does not infect others.
A case of strangles at Delaware Park is causing some concern but is not expected to affect the track’s big July races, officials said.
Shamrock Rose is PA-bred Horse of the Year, Maryland racing will hold a safety meeting, and more, in the Week in Social Media.
The minimum fee earned by a jockey at Colonial Downs will be the highest in the Mid-Atlantic at $125.
The future of Pimlico remains the thorniest local issue facing Maryland racing, but “good-faith” negotiations are raising hopes of a resolution.
Maximum Security felled, Turning for Home feted, and more: what social media has been buzzing about.
The Md. Horse Breeders Association will present its Federico Tesio Award for extraordinary contributions to horse racing and breeding to state Senator Thomas V. Mike Miller.