Hancock, Woodward in Hall of Fame

By Bloodhorse.com
SARATOGA, N.Y. (May 25, 2016) -- Arthur B. "Bull" Hancock Jr. and William Woodward Sr., two of the most important and respected individuals in American Thoroughbred racing during the 20th century, have been elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame as the 2016 Pillars of the Turf selections. http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/211909/woodward-hancock-to-racing-hall-of-fame

2015 Belmont Beats Super Bowl, Prize Fight For ‘Sports Event Of The Year’ Title

by NYRA Press Office
The New York Racing Association, Inc. won the Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal “Sports Event of the Year” award for the 2015 Belmont Stakes on Wednesday night. NYRA earned top honors among a premier group of finalists that included Super Bowl 50, the FIFA Women's World Cup Final, Bojangles' Southern 500 and the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao prize fight.

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

The seventh Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit 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.