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Appellate Court Rules In Favour Of Pena

November 8, 2016:

Last week, an appellate division of the New York State Supreme Court ruled in favour of suspended trainer Lou Pena in his legal fight against the New York State Gaming Commission. In its ruling, the appellate court overturned the three-year suspension that the conditioner was serving....read on

Owners’ Association Responds To Ruling

December 22, 2014:

Late last week, the Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New York issued a release in regard to the New York State Court of Appeals’ 6-0 vote in favour of continuing to allow off-track testing for ‘illicit, speed-enhancing substances’ in racehorses....read on

NYSGC Appeals Pena Ruling, Receives Stay

October 15, 2013:

On Tuesday, October 15, the New York State Gaming Commission announced that it has appealed a recent court decision in favour of trainer Lou Pena. Therefore, a stay against the court action is currently in place....read on

No More Stays For Dutrow In NY State

January 8, 2013:

On Tuesday, January 8, John Sabini, the chairman of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, commented on the New York State Court of Appeals decision not to hear another appeal from suspended thoroughbred trainer Rick Dutrow....read on

Faraldo Opposes Proposed NYSRWB Rule

December 8, 2012:

Joseph A. Faraldo, President of the Standardbred Owners Association of New York (SOANY), issued a statement late Friday evening regarding the organization's oppposition to a proposed regulation by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board (NYSRWB) that would sanction owners for using trainers with a poor history, calling it an "ill-advised rule."...read on

NYSRWB To Implement Safety Measures

September 28, 2012:

In light of the announcement today by New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo regarding a safety overhaul of NYRA tracks, New York State Racing And Wagering Board Chairman John D. Sabini has issued a statement....read on

ADW Endeavour Announced

June 19, 2012:

Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation, owner of Batavia Downs Casino, announced today a strategic partnership of services with Saratoga Casino and Raceway and eBet Technologies, LLC....read on

Brennan Defends Pena In NY Times

June 1, 2012:

In an article by The New York Times, top North American driver George Brennan has gone on the record in regard to the New York State Racing and Wagering Board's allegations of mass medication violations by trainer Lou Pena...read on

76-Hour Stakes Barn For Belmont

May 31, 2012:

The New York State Racing and Wagering Board has announced that it will be implementing a 76-hour stakes barn in advance of the June 9 Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park...read on

RCI President: Pena Case A "Game Changer"

May 29, 2012:

Association of Racing Commissioners International President Ed Martin said Tuesday, May 29 that the case brought against standardbred trainer Lou Pena by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board is a "game changer with wide ramifications for racing regardless of breed.”...read on

NYRA Fires Back At NYSRWB

May 17, 2012:

After having been publicly grilled for making appointments to replace its fired president and secretary amid a state probe, the New York Racing Association has fired back at the New York State Racing and Wagering Board in defence of its decisions...read on

State Actions Against NYRA Won't Impact Purses

May 16, 2012:

New York State Thoroughbred Breeding & Development Fund Chairman John D. Sabini today stressed that New York’s thoroughbred breeding industry is sound and will not be impacted by the State’s withholding of operating and capital revenue for The New York Racing Association (NYRA)...read on

Racing Board Rips NYRA Over Appointments

May 15, 2012:

On Tuesday, May 15, the New York State Racing and Wagering Board issued a release regarding the New York Racing Association's appointments of its executive vice-president and COO Ellen McCain to president, and Kenneth V. Handal to secretary...read on

Renovations Scheduled For Buffalo Barns

May 12, 2012:

Buffalo Raceway announced today the scheduled building of two new barns to begin construction in September immediately after the 2012 Erie County Fair...read on

NYRA Fires CEO And Senior VP

May 7, 2012:

Charles Hayward, the recently-fired former president and CEO of the New York Racing Association, has gone on the record as saying that he expects to be fully exonerated from the allegations which led to his dismissal...read on


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