The 2015 Big Sport of Turfdom Award, recognizing a person or group of people who enhance Thoroughbred racing coverage through cooperation with media and racing publicists, has been awarded to American Pharoah's connections.
OwnerView in January will present its first New Owner of the Year Award, which will honor a new Thoroughbred owner who has been successful in the sport and has had a positive impact on the industry.
In an innovative approach to fund-raising, visitors to the three Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Center locations can use wagering terminals provided by Sportech Racing//Digital to make donations.
Claiborne Farm and Adele B. Dilschneider's homebred Departing looms a standout in the $250,000 Delta Mile Stakes that tops the undercard for the Nov. 21 Delta Jackpot card at Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel.
Big Chief Racing's Exaggerator, a steady fourth in the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), was installed the 2-1 morning-line choice for the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes (gr. III) Nov. 21.
The Indiana Horse Racing Commission, as part of its first industry summit meeting Nov. 20, is seeking feedback from racing stakeholders on ways to improve the economics and promotion of horse racing in the state.
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission fined Dr. Jason Wells $2,500 as a result of the improper administration of Lasix that resulted in the scratch of Talmada from the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. IT).