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Tagged With: Ny breds

New Alliance for New York: Here is one hope that it works

A group of New York stakeholders in horse racing announced on February 6th that an alliance of industry groups is being formed to be able to meet with the leaders in Albany to protect the industry from the advances of casino gaming. Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that he wants to put a full casino on the … Continue reading »

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New York Bred Sales Company Cancels October Sale

According to a press release sent out by the New York Bred Sales Company, the NY Bred sale scheduled for Saratoga on October 10, 2010 is cancelled for this year. NYBSC President Joe McMahon said that due to scheduling difficulties this one year absence is necessary. I cannot comment on the why of cancelling the … Continue reading »

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Desormeaux Fails Breath Test

According to BloodHorse.com, jockey Kent Desormeaux was taken off his mount Hold Me Back in yesterday’s Domnion Day Handicap at Woodbine because he failed a required breath test prior to riding the Bill Mott trained horse. While this potentially cost Desormeaux purse money, as Hold Me Back won the race, that is truly immaterial. Racing … Continue reading »

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NYRA is in Trouble

As both a horse owner and a fan, I am saddened to read the news in the Thoroughbred Times that NYRA has let its 1,400 employees know that layoffs could begin as early as June 9th. New York’s thoroughbred business generates 2.4 billion dollars of economic growth to the State of New York. This is … Continue reading »

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Kentucky Derby 2009

For me, this weekend is the Superbowl, the Daytona 500 and the World Series all wrapped into one package. This weekend is the 135th Kentucky Derby. For as long as I can remember, my family gathered around and watched the Derby, we would analyze the race and determine which horse we liked. It is something … Continue reading »

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Equine Law: Am I Just Horsing Around?

One of my favorite areas of practice is my equine law specialty. No, I am not just horsing around! Since 1977, my family has owned and raced thoroughbred horses. We have been fortunate enough to race horses throughout North America and presently run horses at Aqueduct. We have raced at tracks from Oaklawn Park to … Continue reading »

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