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‘It’s A Huge Honor’: Jessica Paquette Prepares For Historic Race Calls At Parx

Jessica Paquette has weathered plenty in her almost year on the job at Parx Racing. She’s handled the ups and downs, learning the craft as the track announcer at the suburban Philadelphia racetrack that Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million betPARX Pennsylvania Derby and strong supporting card. Now she’s ready for another type of weather when […]

HIWU: Milton Pineda Suspended 12 Years, Fined $100,000 For Eight Banned Substance Positives

Stakes-winning trainer Milton Pineda has been issued a suspension totaling 12 years and fines totaling $100,000 by the Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit (HIWU), the enforcement arm of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA). The trainer had eight runners test positive for the banned substance diisopropylamine, a vasodilator, between June 2 and July 4 […]

‘Actions Detrimental’: Nevada Litfin Suspended Five Months By HIWU

The Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit has suspended trainer Nevada Litfin for a total of five months and issued him a $3,500 fine, according to a ruling posted to the public disclosures section of the HIWU website. The ruling cites the following violations on the date of Aug. 16, in regards to the horse Dominus […]

Arcangelo ‘Maintaining Bottom Line Fitness’ For Breeders’ Cup Classic

Blue Rose Farm’s dual Grade 1-winner Arcangelo breezed five-eighths Friday over the Oklahoma training track at Saratoga Race Course in preparation for the Grade 1, $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on November 4 at Santa Anita Park. Trained by Jena Antonucci and piloted through the breeze by Hall of Famer Javier Castellano, the Arrogate grey […]

1,000 Guineas Winner Cachet To Be Offered At Tattersalls December Mares Sale

Brilliant 1,000 Guineas winner Cachet is to be offered at the forthcoming Tattersalls December Mares Sale which will take place from Dec. 4-7. Trained by George Boughey for Highclere Thoroughbred Racing, the 4-year-old is an intended runner in the Group 1 Sun Chariot Stakes before she joins a stellar line up in the second edition […]

David Cabrera Suffers Broken Femur In Fall At Remington; Jockey To Undergo Surgery Friday

Jockey David Cabrera has suffered a broken femur due to a fall at Remington Park Thursday evening, according to a post on Twitter written by his agent, Jose Santos, Jr. Cabrera, currently second in the standings at the Oklahoma oval, will undergo surgery to repair the break on Friday afternoon. Riding Steve Asmussen-trained filly Outlining […]

‘Passion And High-Energy Style’: Oaklawn Names Matt Dinerman New Track Announcer

Oaklawn Jockey Club in Hot Springs, Ark., announced Friday that Matt Dinerman has been hired as the track announcer for the upcoming Thoroughbred racing season, which begins Dec. 8. Dinerman, 31, comes to Hot Springs following a six-year stint as the track announcer at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley, Calif.  He has also served as […]

The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine: Keeping Hope Alive For Racing In Arizona

The announcement earlier this week from the ownership of Turf Paradise that the 67-year-old Phoenix, Ariz., racetrack would no longer conduct live racing left employees, horsepeople, and fans reeling. With no live racing, the off-track betting facilities operated by Turf Paradise owner Jerry Simms would also be forced to close, shutting down key revenue streams […]