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.
The Jockey Club of Canada, located in Toronto, on March 7 announced the finalists for the 2016 Media Sovereign Award categories. Among the three media divisions, two NTWAB members were named in the Writing Category.
Dr. Tom Tobin has announced “The Celebration of Bill’s Life” in memory of Bill Mooney scheduled for 5:30-8:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 18th at The Thoroughbred Club of America, 3555 Rice Road in Lexington. Colleagues are encouraged to share their memories of Bill at the event.
William P. (Bill) Mooney, the award-winning turf writer who ranked among Thoroughbred racing’s premier historians of any generation, died peacefully at his Lexington home Jan. 28 after a devastating two-year battle with renal cell carcinoma. He was 69.
In the wake of Perry Martin's demeaning comments on Jan. 21 about the turf media while accepting Horse of the Year honors on behalf of connections of California Chrome, Frank Taylor of Taylor Made Farm reached out to NTWAB.
John Scheinman is the winner of the 2016 Media Eclipse Award for Writing in the Feature/Commentary category, and Natalie Voss won the 2016 Media Eclipse Award for Writing in the News/Enterprise category.