Cal Expo suspends racing immediately
Arraignments on Thursday for Surick, Oakes, others
Among the defendants scheduled to be arraigned include Standardbred participants Nick Surick, Chris Oakes, Chris Marino, Rick Dane Jr. and Ross Cohen and Thoroughbred trainers Jorge Navarro and Jason Servis.
The teleconference is scheduled for April 2 at 2:30 p.m.
The hearings were postposed due to the COVID-19 crisis. U.S. District Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil stated in an order that all listed defendants had waived personal appearan... more...
MSOA paying to keep Meadows’ backstretch open
The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association has agreed in principle to pay approximately $100,000 per month to Penn Gaming to keep The Meadows’ backstretch and track open for our horsemen during the COVID-19 shutdown. This will cover all expenses incurred to keep the facility open such as, but not limited to, water, electric, security, maintenance, track costs and manure removal. The Board felt its first priority was to ensure the well-being of those people and horses stabled at the Meadows.
The MSOA membershi... more...
Racing canceled in Ohio through April 30
Please be advised that the Ohio State Racing Commission has issued an Order effective March 31, 2020. The details follow.
1. Horse racing is cancelled at your facility through April 30, 2020;
2. If your backside (including dormitories) is open, it SHALL remain open and operational until further notice;
3. If your track is available for training, it SHALL remain open for reasonable equine exercise until further notice.
The i... more...
Trio of April qualifiers at Southern Oaks
Please enter by text or phone at (320) 583-4181 the preceding Wednesday by noon.
In the event of rain, the qualifiers will be rescheduled for the next day (Saturday).
Residents at the Southern Oaks Training Center and those participating in the qualifiers are practicing the required COVID-19 safety measures and will follow the guidelines mandated by state and local government authorities.
Updates will be provided if circumstances dictate any changes in the schedule. (Southern Oaks... more...
Segal, Katz, Stewart, Bell, Arnold address industry concerns
Letter to Russell Williams from Segal, Katz, Stewart, Bell and Arnold
March 19, 2020
Mr. Russell Williams
Russell Williams: The Way Forward—Some Initial Steps
Headlines • April 01, 2020
▪ Cal Expo suspends racing immediately
▪ Arraignments on Thursday for Surick, Oakes, others
▪ MSOA paying to keep Meadows’ backstretch open
▪ Racing canceled in Ohio through April 30
▪ Trio of April qualifiers at Southern Oaks
▪ Segal, Katz, Stewart, Bell, Arnold address industry concerns
▪ Russell Williams: The Way Forward—Some Initial Steps
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