Volunteers Needed for Breeders’ Cup

From Santa Anita Publicity
ARCADIA, Calif. (June 18, 2016)-The 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships return to Los Angeles, CA and Santa Anita Park this fall on November 4 & 5 and volunteers are needed! The Breeders’ Cup is an annual year-end affair for those at the absolute pinnacle of the Thoroughbred horse racing industry. This Olympic-esque event held at premier North American racetracks is where participants from all over the world converge to compete for $28 million in purse money.

CHRB Meeting Summary

ARCADIA, Calif. (June 17, 2016) -- The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, June 16, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair Richard Rosenberg and Commissioners Madeline Auerbach, Jesse Choper, George Krikorian and Alex Solis also were in attendance.

CHRB Discusses 2017 Racing Dates

By DRF.com
ARCADIA, Calif. (June 15, 2016) -- The 2017 racing calendar in Southern California may have fewer racing days at Los Alamitos compared to recent years, or could look similar to the 2014 and 2015 seasons, according to discussions at a California Horse Racing Board dates committee meeting at Santa Anita on Wednesday.

Bill Would Impact Pari-mutuel Winnings

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 9, 2016) -- The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations Wednesday passed the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill for fiscal year 2017. This bill makes appropriations for the United States Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and certain other agencies and includes language that encourages the IRS to modernize regulations for withholding and reporting pari-mutuel winnings.

Nutrition, Biosecurity and Respiratory Health to be Addressed at Welfare & Safety Summit VII

The seventh Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, June 28th, will feature a rich mix of updates on previous Summit topics such as racing surfaces, rider safety and equine injuries as well as discussions of new topics that are essential to the welfare of racehorses, including nutrition, biosecurity, and respiratory health.