National TV Schedule

September 13
: Pucker Up.
Belmont Park: Sands Point, Noble Damsel.
Belterra Park: Loyalty.
Churchill Downs: Open Mind.
Delaware Park: DTHA Governor’s, First State Dash, George Rosenberger Memorial, New Castle, Small Wonder, Tax Free Shopping Distaff.

Turf Award for Sherman

ARCADIA, Calif. (Sept. 13, 2014) -- The National Turf Writers and Broadcasters will honor Art Sherman, who saddled California Chrome and became the oldest trainer to win the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), racehorse partnership pioneer Cot Campbell, trailblazing broadcaster Charlsie Cantey, and Blood-Horse's online content editor Tom LaMarra at its 55th annual awards dinner on Oct. 29 in Arcadia.

FOX Televises Woodbine Mile

TORONTO, Canada (Sept. 12, 2014) -- The Jockey Club Tour on FOX will showcase its last races of the year, the Ricoh Woodbine Mile and the Northern Dancer Turf, on Sunday from Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. The telecast will air from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. EDT on FOX Sports 1, and FOX Sports Go. In Canada, TSN2 will carry the FOX feed from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

TOBA Honors Ramseys

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2014) – The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association honored Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey as its National Owner and National Breeder of the Year at the 29th Annual TOBA National Awards Dinner on Friday, September 5. Take Charge Lady was named National Broodmare of the year and TOBA also recognized the achievements of Thoroughbred owners in the four major North American racing regions and breeders in 22 states and Canada.

Arcadia Launches Walk of Champions

From Santa Anita Publicity    
ARCADIA, Calif. (Sept. 8, 2014)—The Arcadia Historical Society, City of Arcadia and Santa Anita Park have announced an official Grand Opening of California racing’s first-ever “Thoroughbred Racing Walk of Champions” on Saturday, Sept. 27, beginning at 5 p.m. on First Ave. between Wheeler St. and Huntington Drive.

CHRB Meeting Advisory

CYPRESS, Calif. (Sept. 4, 2014) -- The monthly meeting of the California Horse Racing Board originally scheduled September 18 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, September 24, in the Finish Line Room at Los Alamitos Race Course. The public is encouraged to attend. An audio-only webcast of the meeting can be heard through a link on the CHRB website (webcast).

Barretts October Catalog Online

From Barretts
POMONA, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2014) -- The catalog for Barretts October Yearling Sale is now on-line and will be mailed soon.  This auction of 259 yearlings will be held on Tuesday, October 7 starting at 1:00 p.m. in the Hinds Pavilion located on the grounds of Fairplex Park in Pomona, California.  

Santa Anita’s Track Replaced

ARCADIA, Calif. (Aug. 25, 2014)—Under the direction of Track Superintendent Dennis Moore, Santa Anita’s one mile main track has been totally renovated and its original sand and clay mix has been replaced by a single-source natural material known as El Segundo Sand. The track, which has been closed to training since July 11, will reopen for use on Sept 2, in advance of Santa Anita’s 2014 Autumn Meet, which begins Sept. 26.

NBC to Air Breeders’ Cup Preps

ARCADIA, Calif. (Apr. 21, 2014) -- Eighteen of the major preps giving horses an automatic berth in a Breeders’ Cup race will be televised live on NBC or NBC Sports this summer and fall under a new agreement between Breeders’ Cup Ltd. and the network’s parent company, according to an announcement by both parties Monday.