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The Inaugural El Mejor Awards for backstretch workers

POSTED: September 22, 2021

Past the Wire plans to host and help launch the inaugural El Mejor Awards for backstretch workers We all know how vital the backstretch workers...

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Barn 86 at Saratoga Race Course placed under quarantine due to a positive EHV-1 Case

POSTED: July 16, 2021

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY-- The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and the New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC) have placed Barn 86 at Saratoga Race...

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Belmont Child Care Association officially opens new child care center at Saratoga Race Course with formal ribbon cutting

POSTED: July 16, 2021

Faith’s House will serve children of the Saratoga backstretch community this summer SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY - The Belmont Child Care Association, Inc. (BCCA) hosted a...

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Workers from Santa Anita Park Demonstrate to Resume Live Racing and Protect Their Jobs, Housing and Health Benefits

POSTED: April 29, 2020

3,500 Workers and Their Families Would Be Affected by any Closure of Santa Anita Bob Baffert at meeting Los Angeles, Ca.- On Tuesday, April 28,...

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Hall of Fame Jockey Ramon Dominquez: His Experience Plays Pivotal role in New Position

POSTED: April 7, 2020

Hall of Fame jockey Ramon Dominguez has seen equestrian sport from a number of different perspectives.  He was a groom in Venezuela before launching what...

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Aqueduct on Hold Through April 5th, Wood Memorial and Other Stakes Postponed, Belmont Under Restrictions

POSTED: March 25, 2020

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced that live racing at Aqueduct Racetrack will be suspended through at least...

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Mike Smith Opts for Omaha Beach over Roadster

POSTED: April 17, 2019

In what jockey Mike Smith described as the toughest decision of his career, he opted to ride Omaha Beach in the upcoming Kentucky Derby. This...

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