Thursday News & Notes You know when it’s that fake spring in February but you get a few days where it’s just beautiful and in the 60’s and you’re just so delighted to go on a “relaxing hack”? Yeah.
Former Churchill Downs CEO Albert Lynn Stone Dies at 95 In 1961, his career transitioned to horse racing when he joined Churchill Downs as Resident Manager. After several years in executive management positions at the track, he was named President and CEO of Churchill Downs Inc. from 1970-1984.
Arizona Senate Committees Advance HHR Gaming Bill Senate Bill 1794 passed the Appropriations and Rules committees. It would authorize historic horse racing, providing up to $140 million in new state tax revenues and aiding Arizona's horse racing industry.
NYRA Announces Updated Jockey Protocols As of March 1, out of town riders not established in the NYRA colony may ride at Aqueduct upon completion of two negative COVID-19 PCR tests within five days of race day. Incoming riders will be provided isolated jockey quarters.
Show riders have long bemoaned the low purses offered in hunter divisions. Traverse City Horse Show (TCHS) is looking to change that in 2021. The Michigan-based series has added a new hunter incentive program with a chance to compete for a whopping $260,000 in guaranteed prize money at the Traverse City Hunter Finals and the Traverse […]
Each week on #HallOfFameThursday, Horse Network recognizes members of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame with an inductee’s plaque, historical photos and, on the first Thursday of every month, an article written by a Show Jumping Hall of Famer. This week, we recognize Frank Chapot’s history-making mount San Lucas, Show Jumping Hall of Fame Class of 1990. Foaled in 1955 […]
For those of us not lucky enough to be spending the winter in Wellington, Ocala or Thermal, it’s been a long few months of apocalyptic freezes and incessant snowfall. We may be stuck at home, but we are determined to keep our horses fit and show-ready—regardless of the weather. The Rambo Fleece quarter sheet ($99.95) makes […]