National TV Schedule

December 3
Aqueduct: Go for Wand.
Del Mar: Hollywood Derby, Bayakoa.
Golden Gate: Gold Rush.
Gulfstream: Claiming Crown Jewel, Tiara, Emerald, Iron Horse, Express, Glass Slipper, Rapid Transit, Canterbury, Distaff Dash.
Japan: Champions Cup.
Parx: Pennsylvania Nursery.

Sherman Wins Big Sport of Turfdom Award

By BloodHorse Staff
The Turf Publicists of America (TPA) announced Nov. 22 that Art Sherman, trainer of champion and all-time North American earnings leader California Chrome, will be honored with the 2016 Big Sport of Turfdom Award—which recognizes a person or group of people who enhance coverage of Thoroughbred racing through cooperation with media and racing publicists.

CHRB Meeting Summary

DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 18, 2016) -- The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, November 17, at the Del Mar Surfside Race Place. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Commissioners Madeline Auerbach, Steve Beneto, Jesse Choper and George Krikorian also were in attendance.

Jimson Weed Found at Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2016) -- Jimson Weed has been identified in straw delivered to Del Mar. This weed can contain scopolamine, a prohibited drug.  Any Jimson weed should be removed from stalls when present. Contact the CHRB Official Veterinarian for additional information.

NTRA Checkoff Program Update

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 12, 2016) -- You may be in the middle of the breeding stock sales but the winter mixed sales will be here soon.  We ask you to help support the NTRA’s federal legislative fundraising initiative, the ¼% Check-off Program, by providing support materials to your winter sale clients.  Click the links below to download an enrollment form to be completed by you or your client and a promotional flyer to be shared with your client.

NBC to Air Pegasus World Cup

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2016) -- NBC Sports Group has reached an agreement with The Stronach Group for exclusive United States media rights to the inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (gr. I). What would become the world's richest Thoroughbred race will be contested Jan. 28, 2017, at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.