by Ontario Racing/Thoroughbred Improvement Program|11.07.2022|1:30pm Ontario Racing’s Thoroughbred Improvement Program’s (TIP) Mare Purchase Program (MPP) is back in time for the upcoming breeding stock sales, with a total budget of $800,000. The MPP provides Ontario residents who purchase an in-foal mare at a recognized public auction outside of Ontario, a rebate of
QIPCO British Champions Series has named two of horseracing’s greats to be formally inducted into the QIPCO British Champions Series Hall of Fame, the official Hall of Fame for British Flat racing, with a special induction ceremony due to take place on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot this Saturday.
by Ray Paulick|09.22.2022|10:17pm Chris Griffin, track announcer at Parx Racing The Founding Fathers met in Philadelphia from May to September 1787 to draft a Constitution that’s been the guiding light for our country’s democracy. Gouverneur Morris put the finishing touches on the document with a Preamble that begins, “We the
by Mary Eddy/NYRA|08.03.202208.03.2022|8:27pm8:48pm Olympiad winning the Stephen Foster at Churchill Downs The New York Racing Association Inc. will host a special cross breed Cross Country Pick 5 on Saturday, featuring Grade 1 Thoroughbred action from Whitney Day at Saratoga Race Course and standardbred racing from the Hambletonian card at Meadowlands
He was the most unexpected phenomenon—an unbeaten racehorse. The first racing superstar of the 20th century, Colin defied the odds, retiring with a perfect 15-for-15 mark. Overcoming an ugly lump on his hock, bucked shins, and a series of infirmities as a youngster, when Colin hit the racetrack nothing slowed
This is the fourth installment in our interview series speaking to the next generation of leaders in horse racing. Read the first installment, as well as an introduction to the series here, the second installment here, and the third installment here. -What made you pursue a career in racing? I grew up
This is the third installment in our interview series speaking to the next generation of leaders in horse racing. Read the first installment, as well as an introduction to the series here and the second installment here. -What made you pursue a career in racing? I’ve loved horses and especially