Monthly Archives: September 2012

Andrew Cuomo Orders Massive Overhaul Of New York Horse Racing

Andrew Cuomo Orders Massive Overhaul Of New York Horse Racing http://blogs.villagevoice.com/runninscared/2012/09/andrew_cuomo_or.php

Horse racing in New York state is about to change thanks to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s response to a report from a state commission tasked with reviewing regulations governing the state’s horse racing industry.
Cuomo announced this afternoon that the New York Task Force on Racehorse Health [...]

Gate malfunction hurts racing horse

Thankfully, there were no serious injuries. But incidents like this serve once again to remind us just how much randomness there is in the outcome of a horse race.
Gate malfunction hurts racing horse http://www.wishtv.com/dpp/news/local/north_central/gate-malfunction-hurts-racing-horse

ANDERSON, Ind. (WISH) - Jockeys avoided injury but one horse was hurt Thursday night when equipment malfunctioned at Hoosier Park.
The incident happened during the [...]

Belmont Cancels Sept. 28 Card

Belmont Cancels Sept. 28 Card

Due to anticipated heavy rain in the Elmont, N.Y., area, live racing at Belmont Park has been canceled Sept. 28 to ensure the track surfaces are in optimal condition for the following day’s “Super Saturday” card.
http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/73100/belmont-cancels-sept-28-card

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Bet puts man and horse on healthy course

Heart warming story…
Bet puts man and horse on healthy course - SFGate http://www.sfgate.com/pets/pettales/article/Bet-puts-man-and-horse-on-healthy-course-3893751.php

Pleasanton is home to the oldest (built in 1858) 1-mile horse-racing track in the United States, and where Sam DiLaura’s love of horses began. DiLaura grew up in the once-small East Bay town where his parents operated DiLaura’s, a family restaurant, on Main [...]

Delaware Park Cancels Sept. 27 Live Racing

Delaware Park Cancels Sept. 27 Live Racing http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/73036/delaware-park-cancels-sept-27-live-racing

Delaware Park announced its live racing card for Thursday, Sept. 27, has been cancelled due to insufficient entries. 
Live racing is still scheduled to go on Sept. 26, and will resume on Saturday, Sept. 29, with a first race post time of 1:15 p.m.

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Cuomo Says Private Companies Could Run State Racetracks

Cuomo Says Private Companies Could Run State Racetracks http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/25/sports/governor-cuomo-says-private-companies-could-run-state-racetracks.html

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday that the first charge of a newly formed board of directors to run horse racing in the state would be to determine whether its three racetracks should be bid out to private gambling Saratoga Race Course and two other [...]

OK, so I’m an Apple Addict: On the iPhone 5

Yes, I was on line at the Apple Store at 4 AM yesterday. And as soon as I got home, I made a typical Apple fanboy ‘unboxing’ video.
You can see it here: http://youtu.be/w_uO_8FzmOo
 
It’s sad, I know.
The very first Apple product I bought was the original iPhone. Couldn’t work any of the other ’smart’ phones that were [...]

Exchange Wagering Rules OK’d by CHRB

Exchange Wagering Rules OK’d by CHRB http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/72963/exchange-wagering-rules-okd-by-chrb

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Rules governing exchange wagering gained initial approval from the California Horse Racing Board at its meeting Sept. 20, more than a year after the commission had announced its intention to promulgate them.

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2013 Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks logos unveiled [Horse Racing]

2013 Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks logos unveiled [Horse Racing]
http://www.louisville.com/content/2013-kentucky-derby-and-kentucky-oaks-logos-unveiled-horse-racing
The calendar may show that it is the dawn of the fall season, but the first sign of spring has just arrived as Churchill Downs unveils the 2013 Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks logos.  The logos, which incorporate some new features, will appear on all [...]

Article: Thoroughbred Times Declares Bankruptcy

Thoroughbred Times Declares Bankruptcy http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/72828/thoroughbred-times-declares-bankruptcy

Thoroughbred Times, a Lexington-based magazine dedicated to the horse racing industry, declared Chapter 7 bankruptcy and terminated operations Sept. 14, editor in chief Mark Simon confirmed the following day.
The company is now under the control of a bankruptcy trustee who will determine the outcome of assets, including the resolution of debt [...]