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  • ‘The Little Racetrack That Could’: Fonner Park Concludes Unprecedented Season Of Racing May 28, 2020
    Fonner Park has concluded an extended and unprecedented season of racing after adapting a standard 11-week racing season into a 15-week season that totaled 40 days of racing. Fonner Park began its race meet on February 21 and enjoyed a 10 percent increase in handle for the first three weeks of the season. Due to […]
    Press Release
  • Approved: Live Racing Will Resume At Laurel Park This Saturday May 28, 2020
    The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that it has received approval from the Maryland Racing Commission to resume live racing at Laurel Park effective Saturday, May 30. The Summer 2020 meet begins with three days of live racing running through to Monday, June 1. Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Wednesday evening that the state would […]
    Edited Press Release
  • Meadowlands Approved To Host Qualifiers Saturday; Live Racing Resumes June 5 May 28, 2020
    With the coronavirus having cost the Meadowlands 12 weeks of racing – a total of 24 racing days – there is no doubt that this Saturday (May 30) morning's qualifiers will be received in a big way. They will serve to remind us all that racing is coming back. They will serve as a step […]
    Press Release
  • ‘Family Legacy’: Break Even Carries On Klein Family Tradition In Satuday’s Winning Colors May 28, 2020
    For more than three decades the Klein Family Racing Stable has been synonymous with success at Churchill Downs. On Saturday, the current patriarch of the family, Richard, hopes that his family's homebred Break Even will return to graded stakes glory in the $100,000 Winning Colors presented by Finlandia (GIII) at Churchill Downs. The Klein Family, […]
    Churchill Downs Media Office
  • Equibase Analysis: Parkour May Lead From Start To Finish In Honeymoon May 28, 2020
    The Grade 3, $100,000 Honeymoon Stakes this Saturday at Santa Anita brings together a field of nine fillies, eight with at least one win on the grass. Among the group, only Laura's Light has won a stakes on the surface, actually two, as she was victorious in the Blue Norther Stakes at a mile in […]
    Ellis Starr
  • Dominguez And Moore: Jockeys Must Be Prepared To Compromise When It Comes To The Crop May 28, 2020
    As the debate about whip use continues on, retired rider Ramon Dominguez and current rider Ryan Moore penned an editorial in Thoroughbred Daily News this week suggesting both jockeys and regulators must compromise to come up with rules that make sense. For too long, Dominguez and Moore said riders have ignored the public's criticism of […]
    Paulick Report Staff
  • Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale Catalog Now Online May 28, 2020
    Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 550 entries for its Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, to beheld on Monday and Tuesday, June 29-30, at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Md. Each sale session will begin at 11 a.m. The under tack show will be held over three sessions on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, June 24-26.  Each under […]
    Press Release
  • Pennsylvania Breeders Eligible For COVID-19 Hardship Grants May 28, 2020
    The Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association will offer grants to the state's breeders to support the group during the stoppage of racing, per a letter from the organization. Breeders are eligible for up to $1,000, or $250 per horse up to four, by submitting a letter to the PHBA explaining their financial need. To qualify for […]
    Paulick Report Staff
  • National Advertising Campaign Launched To Increase Awareness Of Horse Racing May 28, 2020
    The Breeders' Cup and The Jockey Club have launched a national ad campaign titled “Still. Running. Strong.” to promote Thoroughbred racing as major racetracks across the country resume live racing without spectators during the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizations announced today. The campaign, which includes broadcast, digital, and social media elements, comes at a time when other […]
    Press Release
  • Santa Anita Setting Up Viewing Area For Owners To Watch Horses Train May 28, 2020
    Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif., has announced a comprehensive plan to allow CHRB licensed owners at the racetrack to watch their horses breeze in the mornings. Since the number of owners attending at one time will be limited to comply with county health department protocols, reservations must be made ahead of time by your trainer. […]
    Press Release