Monthly Archives: June 2011

Article: Life At Ten hearing against chief racing steward begins | Daily Business Report | Kentucky.com

Life At Ten hearing against chief racing steward begins | Daily Business Report | Kentucky.com http://www.kentucky.com/2011/06/29/1792849/life-at-ten-hearing-against-chief.html
A hearing began Tuesday into racing commission charges that Kentucky’s chief state steward failed in his duties last fall regarding the mysterious losing performance of Life At Ten in the Breeders’ Cup Ladies Classic at Churchill Downs.
In March, [...]

Article: Racing on the right track | Editorial | Kentucky.com

What a concept! Giving he fan-quite literally the patron- a better product!
Racing on the right track | Editorial | Kentucky.com
http://www.kentucky.com/2011/06/28/1792061/racing-on-the-right-track.html
Horse racing in Kentucky is bringing in new fans the old-fashioned way: by giving them a better product.
All the doom and gloom we’ve heard about the future of Thoroughbred racing makes the success [...]

My racing strategy is to always back the wrong horse

Whenever I read stories or descriptions of horseplayers like this, I shake my head. Why would someone play a game like this? Unfortunately, it reinforces the stereotypes many have of horse race handicappers. Sad.

My racing strategy is to always back the wrong horsehttp://www.thestarphoenix.com/racing+strategy+always+back+wrong+horse/5014759/story.html

Whenever I feel like I have too much money, I put on [...]

Article: California Philharmonic summer series moving to Santa Anita race track - Los Angeles Times

Got to love this!
California Philharmonic summer series moving to Santa Anita race track - Los Angeles Times http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2011/06/california-philharmonic-santa-anita-park.html
The California Philharmonic has announced that its audience won’t have far to go to find its new summer home after its impending ouster from its longtime outdoor digs at the Los Angeles County Arboretum in [...]

Article: Raffetto named president of TOC - Thoroughbred Times

Raffetto named president of TOC - Thoroughbred Times http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/national-news/2011/06/26/raffetto-named-president-of-toc.aspx
The Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) on Friday appointed racing executive Lou Raffetto as its president, effective on July 1. Raffetto has more than 30 years of management experience in the Thoroughbred industry, including successful stints at Pimlico Race Course, Laurel Park, Monmouth Park, and Suffolk Downs

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Article: Morris Bailey, now in control of Monmouth Park, is the future of New Jersey horse racing | NJ.com

The good news is that the new owner is a real fan, a handicapper, and someone interested in high quality racing,  with the financial resources to make it happen. 
Morris Bailey, now in control of Monmouth Park, is the future of New Jersey horse racing | NJ.com http://www.nj.com/horse-racing/index.ssf/2011/06/morris_bailey_now_in_control_of_monmouth_park_is_the_future_of_new_jersey_horse_racing.html
On most weekends, his refuge is a table in [...]

Article: Santa Anita to close track for two weeks in July for surface renovation - Daily Racing Form

Santa Anita to close track for two weeks in July for surface renovation - Daily Racing Form http://www.drf.com/news/santa-anita-close-track-two-weeks-july-surface-renovation
Santa Anita will close its main track for as long as two weeks next month to correct an imbalance in the sand and clay content, track officials told the California Horse Racing Board on Thursday.
Track president [...]

Article: Gantry Sets Course Record at Belmont

Black Magic Ultimate Handicapper software had Gantry right on top…
Gantry Sets Course Record at Belmont http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/63705/gantry-sets-course-record-at-belmont
Gantry set a Belmont Park inner turf course record June 23, covering six furlongs in 1:06.87 when winning a $52,000 optional claimer for 3-year-olds and up ().
Making his 4-year-old debut and trying turf for the first time, Gantry, [...]

Article: Del Mar plans new low-takeout wagers, will end DelMarBets.com

A step in the right direction!
Del Mar plans new low-takeout wagers, will end DelMarBets.com http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/national-news/2011/06/23/del-mar-wagers.aspx
Handicappers will have a chance at some better return on their wagers at this year’s Del Mar meeting, set to begin on July 20.
The track plans to follow the lead of Hollywood Park and offer a [...]

Article: Churchill Downs halts racing after devastating storm

Churchill Downs halts racing after devastating storm http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/06/23/2280579/churchill-downs-halts-racing-after.html
Churchill Downs was closed on Thursday after a storm on Wednesday evening damaged barns, stable areas and living quarters for personnel

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