Horse racing in New York state is about to change thanks to Governor Andrew Cuomo's response to a report from a state commission tasked with reviewing regulations governing the state's horse racing industry.Cuomo announced this afternoon that the New York Task Force on Racehorse Health and Safety -- ... More >>
Forgive us for the blatant SEO-whoring in the headline but, you see, we have no choice. "What Time Does the Belmont Stakes Start" was not our original story idea. Up until about 30 hours ago, we had a 7,500 word long read about I'll Have Another, the Triple Crown, and the pursuit of immortality in s ... More >>
If you were hoping to see a Triple Crown winner this year, we have some bad news: I'll Have Another, the winner of both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, won't be running in the Belmont Stakes.Trainer Doug O'Neil announced on the Dan Patrick Radio Show this morning that the colt has a "little pr ... More >>
The more, the merrier. Or, in this case, the more vices, the better. At least that's what New York Assemblyman Micah Kellner thinks and just in time for the Kentucky Derby and Cinco De Mayo.In an interview today on the radio station WCBS 880, he introduced his plan to bring back the betting kio ... More >>
In a new series on horseracing, the Times does a great job exploring the changing marketplace of the sport, and how tracks today can be more dangerous for animals and their handlers than in the past.
A key fact from the latest edition is that trainers are increasingly pumping pain drugs into horses ... More >>
AvroKOStraight from the horse's mouthWhen AvroKO turns its Bowery restaurant Double Crown into Saxon Parole later on this year, that's not the only thing they'll be creating. In September, the design consultancy is also launching a proprietary brand of whiskey called Parole.
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June 14, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 24
A horse for all seasons
by Joe Flaherty
A group of us, accompanied by the baggage of New York blase, gathered early at Penn Station Saturday for an odyssey to Belmont Park.
The onus lay with the horse ... More >>