The West Virginia Racing Commission announced it willhire an equine medical director, establish a medical review board, and take other equine-safety steps.
The new so-called Maryland “house rules” regarding equine safety are both more – and less than that, a mixture of policies, house rules, and regulations with broad industry support.
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced today that it had granted accreditation to 40 organizations around the country that provide homes and retraining for retired racehorses.
Horses bred in Maryland and Pennsylvania tackle the Breeders’ Cup, and Sagamore Farm boasts a budding star, in the Week in social media.
An Unsung Hero is sung, Pimlico plans announced, and WVBC arrives, in the Week in social media.
The 2019 Joe Kelly Unsung Hero Award will be given to Heather Cellinesi as part of the Maryland MIllion festivities later this month.
Maryland’s Thoroughbred industry insiders appear to be lining up behind the new plan to keep the Preakness at Pimlico and reinvent Laurel Park.
Trainer Vinnie Blengs, whose key career milestones included three graded stakes in Maryland and the Maryland Million Classic, passed away at age 90.
Midlantic regulators pushed forward on implementing their strategic plan with a couple of recent steps.
The agreement to save Pimlico announced today by the Stronach Group and Baltimore City will require state legislative action.
Our Sales Tales share some of the stories from the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Fall Yearling Sale; here, Crabcakes’ little brother, who found a home in Maryland.
The Va. Racing Commission Wednesday approved a fourth “Rosie’s Gaming Emporium” while lauding the rebirth of Colonial Downs.
The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic fall yearlings sale concluded with an increase in average price, while the gross was basically flat versus 2018.
Our Sales Tales share some of the stories from the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Fall Yearling Sale; here, the story of the onetime distraught foal who topped the sale Tuesday.
The gross and average both were up on day one of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic fall yearling sale, with region-breds leading the way.
With the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic fall yearling sale set for Monday and Tuesday, our correspondent shares her 10 hips to watch in this year’s event.
With more than half of the 435 hips bred in the Mid-Atlantic, this week’s Fasig-Tipton yearling sale has plenty for the end user looking to race nearby.
Math Wizard adds up a PA Derby upset, Bourbon Courage slurps up his first stake win as a sire, and the sale beckons, in the Week in social media.
The additional hips at the Fasig-Tipton yearling sale are numbered 411-435, and you can see them online.