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Help Wanted: National Museum Of Racing And Hall Of Fame Searching For Curator, Museum Educator

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, NY, has immediate full-time openings for the positions of Curator and Museum Educator. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and references to: [email protected] Position overview: Museum Curator Department: Curatorial FSLA Status: Exempt Reports to: Director The Museum Curator is responsible for […]

Jaime Rodriguez Wins 11 Races To Earn Jockey Of The Week Title

Mid-Atlantic rider, Jaime Rodriguez led the nation in wins last week posting an impressive 11 victories from 25 mounts earning Jockey of the Week for June 20 through June 26. The award, which is voted on by a panel of racing experts, honors jockeys who are members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents […]

Rodolphe Brisset Will Take Over Training Duties At WinStar; Destin Heath Heads Out On His Own

Rodolphe Brisset has been hired as the new head trainer for WinStar Farm, according to bloodhorse.com. The French native will oversee the horses at the WinStar training center, 20 stalls at Keeneland on Rice Road, and 12 stalls at Saratoga this summer. Brisset has trained for WinStar since the beginning of his career, helping with the […]

Allen Poindexter, Stormy Smith To Be Inducted Into Prairie Meadows’ Racing Hall Of Fame

Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino will induct two highly accomplished horsemen into its Racing Hall of Fame on Saturday, July 9, 2022. Jockey Stormy Smith, arguably the most successful Quarter Horse rider in the 33-year history of racing at Prairie Meadows, and H. Allen Poindexter, the prominent owner and breeder of multiple stakes-winning horses at […]

‘Stars At The Spa’: Sports, Television Stars Will Meet Fans During 2022 Saratoga Meet

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will welcome several sports and television celebrities to Saratoga Race Course to meet with fans during the brand-new “Stars at the Spa” entertainment series set to debut during the 2022 summer meet. The stars scheduled to visit the historic race course in Saratoga Springs include: former New York […]

New Texas Thoroughbred Owner Landon Jordan Goes All In

Landon Jordan describes himself as an “adrenaline type of guy.” So when he was looking for a new endeavor a couple of years ago to channel that desire for excitement, Jordan jumped into a sport he’d followed casually since he was a teenager: horse racing. Actually, it was a plunge into racehorse ownership. Jordan — […]

‘It’s Been A Lot Of Hard Work And A Lot Of Help From All My Friends’: Jockey Walter Rodriguez Posts First Career Win At Laurel Park

Rationalmillennial, a 3-year-old filly owned and trained by Jose Corrales, came with a steady run through the stretch to catch front-running Stopwatchsonny and surge past to give apprentice jockey Walter Rodriguez his first career victory in the sixth race Sunday at Laurel Park. A daughter of 2013 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Orb, Rationalmillennial ($17.80) ran […]

‘My Team’s Skilled At Training Dirt Horses Just As Well As Turf Horses’: Chad Brown Enjoying Banner Meet At Belmont, Reveals Targets For Some Runners

Trainer Chad Brown leads the Belmont Park spring/summer meet with a record of 39-26-16 from 121 starts for meet-leading purse earnings in excess of $4.8 million heading into Sunday’s card. The four-time Eclipse Award-winning conditioner swept both Saturday stakes, taking the Mother Goose (G2) at 1 1/16-miles on dirt with Gerrymander, and the Wild Applause […]

Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: ‘Nothing Like A Horse That Really Inspires You’

When his second-generation homebred Stitched was beaten almost 32 lengths in his first start, Nathan McCauley could have lost faith in the Mizzen Mast colt.  Instead, assistant trainer Travis Foley called Nathan and urged him not to give up just yet. “I was thinking, ‘Okay, what’s the cheapest maiden claiming race they run at the […]

Alonso Quinonez Gets 1,000th Career Win Aboard Magic Castle At Canterbury Park

Jockey Alonso Quinonez recorded his 1,000th career victory when Magic Castle won the seventh race on Saturday at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minn. Quinonez began his racing career at Louisiana Downs in 2006 and won his first race at Churchill Downs in November of that year. “When I won my first race I remember it […]