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Hollendorfer Files Complaint Against Del Mar

2019-07-18T05:14:42-05:00July 18th, 2019|

Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer has filed a complaint against Del Mar after the track announced they would not accept entries from him nor allot him any stalls for the summer meet which kicked off yesterday. The only publicly given reason given to Hollendorfer was to avoid public relation [...]

Del Mar Says No

2019-07-10T14:01:17-05:00July 10th, 2019|

Del Mar has decided to follow the lead set by the Stronach Group and Santa Anita racetrack and deny stalls and entries from hall of fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. Saratoga and  The NYRA had earlier announced they were backing away from their original position to allow Hollendorfer stalls and entries, [...]

Santa Anita to Keep 2019 Breeders’ Cup

2019-06-27T19:26:19-05:00June 27th, 2019|

  In what turned out to be a unanimous vote, the Breeders' Cup committee voted to keep the 2019 event at Santa Anita. There was widespread speculation they might move the Breeders' Cup to Churchill Downs, or even Del Mar in response to the rash of fatal breakdowns at the [...]

Stronach Group Bans Hollendorfer

2019-06-23T08:27:58-05:00June 23rd, 2019|

  In a ban that encompasses all Stronach Group tracks, Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was given 72 hours on Saturday to vacate the Santa Anita premises and remove the horses under his care. Hollendorfer also has a size-able string at Golden Gate, another Stronach owned track. The somewhat [...]

Handicapping for Horses Invitational

2019-06-19T11:54:59-05:00June 18th, 2019|

    Handicapping For Horses Invitational   By: Nick D’Agostino   I recently caught up with Bruno De Julio and he informed me of a very interesting contest that was taking place with a special field of handicappers for the Saratoga meet. The idea behind the Handicapping For Horses Invitational [...]

Pender Suspended 30 Days

2019-06-10T14:40:57-05:00June 10th, 2019|

    The California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) stewards have suspended trainer Michael Pender 30 days for violations of animal welfare and trainer insurer rules. Trainer Pender who had been ordered by Santa Anita management to vacate his stalls last month, was charged with “knowingly” working a horse at Santa [...]

Arroyo: A Quiet Return

2019-05-24T06:17:57-05:00May 24th, 2019|

  Jockey Norberto Arroyo Jr. has made a quiet but thus far successful return to riding and winning races. Back from a broken ankle which caused him a lengthly hiatus from the saddle Norberto began accepting mounts at Santa Anita two weeks ago. He has ridden 10 horses and has [...]

CHRB Meeting: Horse Shortage a Concern

2019-05-24T05:56:17-05:00May 24th, 2019|

  Most tracks are having trouble filing races, are drawing later and later and keeping entries open longer. The horse shortage is affecting racetracks across the country and the big meets are not immune. Del Mar may be forced to run fewer races per day during the upcoming summer meeting [...]