National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

Type: Organization
Name: National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Charles A. Fager, 90; brought elegant touch to neurosurgery

While speaking one day with a young surgeon he had hired, Dr. Charles A. Fager mentioned that he hated the sight of blood.For reasons rooted more in surgical skills than queasiness, he saw considerably less of it than his colleagues. Precise incisions ... [Published Boston Globe - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Rinaldo Del Gallo III: Locomotives on glass legs

PITTSFIELDThe thoroughbred racing industry erupted recently when PETA released a shocking video on YouTube. The secretly recorded tape revealed employees of trainer Steve Asmussen, one of the most successful ever in the business, showing contempt for ... [Published Berkshire Eagle - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

PETA Video Prompts Horse-Racing Authorities to Take Action

Less than 24 hours after PETA released our video documenting misuse of drugs and other abuses at Churchill Downs and Saratoga Race Course by Steve Asmussen —the trainer of Preakness winners Rachel Alexandra and Curlin—and others in his barn, horse-racing ... [Published PETA - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

UPI Horse Racing Roundup

March. 24 (UPI) -- Add to the likely Kentucky Derby list: We Miss Artie, Chitu and Midnight Hawk, giving trainers Todd Pletcher and Bob Baffert five of the top six prospects.Baffert saddled Chitu and Midnight Hawk to a 1-2 finish in Sunday's Sunland ... [Published UPI - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

PETA Allegations Scuttle Thoroughbred Racing Hall Of Fame Nomination

[Disclosure: I am a Hall of Fame voter and a member of the Nominating Committee, and I contribute articles to the Hall of Fame program.]Earlier this month, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame announced the 10 finalists for its 2014 class of ... [Published Forbes.com - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 2 reports

Trainer’s nomination for Racing Hall of Fame put on hold

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Steve Asmussen's nomination into the Racing Hall of Fame is being put on hold while thoroughbred racing regulators in New York and Kentucky investigate allocations of mistreatment by the trainer and his top assistant, Scott ... [Published WTen.com - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Hall of Fame tables nomination of horse trainer at center of PETA probe

Updated: 03/21/2014 6:29 PMCreated: 03/21/2014 6:15 PM WNYT.comBy: Steve FlamischSARATOGA SPRINGS – Thoroughbred trainer Steve Asmussen’s Hall of Fame nomination is on hold while authorities investigate allegations that his race horses were mistreated ... [Published WNYT - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2013 - Updated Oct 29 2013 - 1 reports

A trophy thief goes for the gold

As far as heists go, the disguise was cartoonish ? the thief was swaddled like a ninja from head to toe. His method was neither high-tech nor elegant ? he kicked in doors and smashed glass cases. But his taste was impeccable, and sporting: His haul included ... [Published Bend Bulletin - Oct 29 2013]

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..."From day one, everything went well," Baffert assistant Jim Barnes said of Chitu's effort. "He shipped well. With two sprints and one route under his belt, this was the race he needed. He's getting fitter and fitter." The colt won two sprints last year to start his career...
"Based on pending investigations… the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame has decided it is in the best interests of the institution and the sport of thoroughbred racing in general to table the [his nomination]" the Saratoga Springs-based Hall said Friday

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Dr. Charles A. Fager, 90; brought elegant touch... [Published Boston Globe - Apr 15 2014]
Rinaldo Del Gallo III: Locomotives on glass legs [Published Berkshire Eagle - Apr 08 2014]
PETA Video Prompts Horse-Racing Authorities to ... [Published PETA - Mar 24 2014]
UPI Horse Racing Roundup [Published UPI - Mar 24 2014]
PETA Allegations Scuttle Thoroughbred Racing Ha... [Published Forbes.com - Mar 24 2014]
Hall of Fame tables nomination of horse trainer... [Published WNYT - Mar 21 2014]
Trainer’s nomination for Racing Hall of Fame pu... [Published WTen.com - Mar 21 2014]
Hall of Fame withdraws Asmussen nomination [Published Times Union - Mar 21 2014]
A trophy thief goes for the gold [Published Bend Bulletin - Oct 29 2013]
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