NTWAB officers and board met last week to discuss several things in advance of next month’s Kentucky Derby and the Breeders’ Cup down the road.
Media have not been allowed access to race tracks in Kentucky since March. On June 22, NTWAB President Tom Law sent a letter to Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear requesting the loosening of restrictions.
The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame recently resumed construction on its new Hall of Fame Education Experience after a two-month delay after the onset of the covid-19 pandemic.
Here are the rules for media access to Belmont Park for the foreseeable future. NOTE: Belmont Stakes credentials are closed. The Belmont Stakes is set for June 20.
The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame announced today it will cancel the 2020 Hall of Fame induction ceremony and the Museum Ball as a result of the ongoing health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Greetings fellow Turf writers. I hope this note finds everyone doing well, staying healthy, practicing social distancing and following the guidelines from state and federal officials as we wade through the coronavirus crisis affecting all corners of the country. I’m writing today to update you on a few things of importance, some related to the health crisis and some not.
Tom Wolski, one of the most recognizable and popular personalities known to the horse racing industry in British Columbia, passed away on Monday, January 20 in a Naples, Florida hospital.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form (DRF) and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) announced this evening that, as expected, Bricks and Morta was voted the 2019 Horse of the Year at the 49th Annual Runhappy Eclipse Awards ceremony at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla. Full breakdown of voting included.
The 2019 Horse of the Year finalists are Bricks and Mortar, Maximum Security, and Mitole. They lead all categories for the 2019 Eclipse Awards named today by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form (DRF) and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB).