Hollendorfer Gets 3,000th Golden Gate Win

By DRF.com
ALBANY, Calif. (May 29, 2016) – Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer recorded his 3,000th victory at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday when Tiz’s All Star ($9.40) made her debut a winning one in a five-furlong, $20,000 maiden claiming race.

Hollendorfer, 69, a Hall of Fame trainer, has won a total of 7,095 races in North America, third on the all-time list behind the late Dale Baird (9,445) and Steve Asmussen, who leads active trainers with 7,305 wins.

Hollendorfer’s 3,000 victories at Golden Gate alone would rank No. 30 on the all-time list for trainers.

CHRB Meeting Summary

ARCADIA, Calif. (May 28, (2016) – The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, May 26, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair Richard Rosenberg and Commissioners Madeline Auerbach, Steve Beneto, Jesse Choper, George Krikorian and Alex Solis also were in attendance.

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.