Category: Newswriter

LAYDEN + NBC GREAT TEAM

HRI STAFF EDITED RELEASE— STAMFORD, Conn. – Award-winning sports journalist Tim Layden has signed an exclusive agreement with NBC Sports Group to produce long-form articles,

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FIVE MILLION DOLLAR BABIES

HRI STAFF EDITED Source: Bloodhorse.com SEP 11— c, Curlin—Bounding (AUS) Buyer: Godolphin — Consignor: Eaton Sales, agent for Stonestreet Bred & Raised — $4,100,000 c,

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BRIT’S BIG KY DOWNS MEET

EDITED RELEASE HRI STAFF—FRANKLIN, Ky.– Jose Ortiz, Kentucky Downs’ defending leading rider, enjoys a substantial three-win advantage in the standings heading into Thursday’s final day

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TOP JUG HORSES FOR FINAL

By Jay Wolf—This is the final week of the rankings prior to the 74th edition of the Little Brown Jug to be contested on Thursday,

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HAPPY HOUR IN HARNESS

By Ken Weingartner–– For several years, Michael Holmes and his sister Sarah kicked around the idea of starting a Standardbred racing stable. After watching one

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TCA AWARDS 2019 GRANTS

HRI STAFF EDITED RELEASE—LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced today that grants totaling nearly $475,000 have been awarded to 64 approved organizations

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BASEBALL, LOTTERY MARRIED

HRI EDITED RELEASE–-EquiLottery Games®, North America’s live sports lottery game developer, today announced an agreement with Major League Baseball (MLB) that will see EquiLottery launch

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COLONIAL: SUCCESSFUL; SAFE

HRI Edited Release NEW KENT, Va. (Sept. 9, 2019) – Sparked by outstanding participation from horsemen and fans, Colonial Downs concluded its 2019 race meeting on Saturday night. Through the

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OVER GP’s RAINBOW: $1.26M

Edited by HRI Staff —The 20-cent Rainbow 6 carryover jackpot continued to grow at Gulfstream Park Sunday, when the multi-race wager did not boast a

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SAINT LUCIA TO RACE IN DEC

HRI Edited Release SAINT LUCIA – Thoroughbred horseracing is set to launch in the Caribbean with the Royal Saint Lucia Turf Club’s maiden race meeting

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ROSECROFT OPENING SUNDAY

HRI Edited Release FORT WASHINGTON, MD – Rosecroft continues its 70th year of harness racing when its opens Sunday night. First race post is 7:15

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NYRA INTERNATIONAL PICK 5

The New York Racing Association will host an international Pick 5 on Sunday featuring racing from Belmont Park, Monmouth Park and Woodbine Racetrack. The minimum

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CATCH THE FIRE A BARGAIN

By Ken Weingartner—-While John Ackley grabbed a hot dog, Charles Taylor grabbed the best horse they’ve ever had. Taylor, who has spent a dozen years

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