Marylou Whitney, whose philanthropic initiatives and contributions to racing earned her the nicknames "Queen of Saratoga" and "Grand Dame of Saratoga" among other honors, died Friday, July 19, at her Cady Hill home in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Longtime New York Racing Association (NYRA) horseman and former president of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association (NYTHA) Richard Violette, Jr. passed away this morning in Florida following a lengthy illness. He was 65.
The Australian Turf Club today paid tribute to one of Sydney and Australian racing’s greatest supporters, Dato Tan Chin Nam, following his passing at age 93.
Brem at the young age of 69, died in Sydney after tenaciously battling cancer for a number of years. Throughout that time he never wavered from his love of the thoroughbred industry, and we were still blessed with his acerbic wit, incredible pedigree knowledge, excellent copy, and his eye for a good yearling.
Manny Azpurua, a thoroughbred trainer who gained national attention while racing Social Inclusion in the 2014 Preakness Stakes, has died. He was 88.