The fourth annual Ron Rippey Handicapping Media Award is open for entries. Brisnet.com will present the winner on Thursday, Nov. 2, at the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters dinner at The Brigantine overlooking Del Mar.
Randy Moss, Rick Porter, Matt Hegarty and the Winners Foundation will be honored by the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters at the association's 58th annual Awards Dinner on Nov. 2 at the Brigantine Seafood & Oyster Bar in Del Mar, Caliifornia.
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.