National Turf Writers and Broadcasters has released candidates for its four major awards to be presented during the 2017 Breeders' Cup week. Recipients of the annual awards will be announced following polling of eligible NTWAB members.
Jay Privman of The Daily Racing Form and Ed McNamara of Newsday, both members of the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters, earned top honors in the New York Racing Association's eighth annual Joe Hirsch Memorial Writing Contest.
Eclipse-award winning writer and NTWAB member Joe Clancy will be awarded the David F. Woods Memorial Award for excellence in journalism on Thursday, May 18 at the Alibi Breakfast at Pimlico Race Course.
NTWAB member Jay Privman was named to receive the Charles W. Engelhard Award for outstanding coverage of the Thoroughbred industry at an annual awards luncheon Thursday in Lexington.
Bylaw amendments will be presented for a vote at the NTWAB Spring Meeting. Please click through to the story for details.
The Jockey Club of Canada on the evening of April 13 announced that Beverley Smith won the 2016 Media Sovereign Award. She was one of two NTWAB members nominated in the Writing Category.
I hope this finds all of you well as we ready ourselves for the whirlwind that is Triple Crown season. This is a a brief on some major events that transpired in recent months, and we'll delve into some current NTWAB matters as well.
The NTWAB Annual Awards Dinner will be held at the iconic Brigantine near Del Mar on Thursday, Nov. 2. The event is one day later in Breeders' Cup week this year to accommodate all you turf writers and broadcasters who ship in to California from afar. More....
The radio team of Horse Racing Radio Network, led on air by Mike Penna and Jude Feld, was named a Sovereign Award finalist by The Jockey Club of Canada, located in Toronto, for the 2016 Media categories on March 7. Penna and Feld are both members of NTWAB.