Jockeys across America on Saturday will raise funds for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF) and awareness of National Disability Independence Day.
Two jockeys injured Friday at Monmouth Park, are nearing returns, with Heriberto Figueroa scheduled to ride Friday and Tomas Mejia needing another week.
With a 10-win week, rider Jaime Rodriguez earned honors as the Jockeys’ Guild’s Jockey of the Week.
Laurel Park will offer more than $3.5 million in stakes during its fall stand, which kicks off September 9 and runs through the end of the year.
Jockey Vince Halliday suffered serious injuries in a spill at Delaware Park July 15, and friends have launched a Gofundme page to help him and his wife.
With tweaks to its schedule and a focus on robust overnight purses, Colonial Downs is hoping to find the sweet spot in 2021.
With the heat index over 100, Delaware Park canceled its Saturday card after running two races.
The Maryland Racing Commission voted Thursday to waive penalties that typically include DQ in the case of Amicar positives through August 1.
The Eastern Arabian Racing Alliance announced that the 2021 Arabian racing season at Delaware Park was over, a victim of too few owners and horses.
Monmouth Park and BetMakers will offer a $1 million bonus to any horse who manages to sweep the Haskell, Travers, and Breeders’ Cup Classic.
Lofty purses and the closure of Churchill Downs’s backside are among the factors leading a number of high-end trainers to Colonial Downs this summer.
Pimlico will force out its Pick-6 wager today, and the day kicks off with more than $1.4 million already in the pool.
Monmouth Park will give purses a significant boost, the track announced, and add three days of live racing to the schedule.
The Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA) is teaming up with other groups to create a website devoted to horsemen’s continuing education.
Maryland’s purses will get a 15 percent boost effective immediately, and the increased purse will apply to all three state tracks through the end of 2021.
Pimlico’s Jackpot Pick 6, with a carryover in excess of $1.3 million, will have a mandatory payout July 4.
Claire Crosby has been named editorial director of Blood-Horse magazine, succeeding the recently retired Evan Hammonds.
Delaware Park will cancel its June 30 card, the track said, in the face of a punishing heat wave.
Rich Glazier, longtime paddock host at Delaware Park, passed away Tuesday, and our Frank Vespe remembers the man who was Mr. Delaware Park.