Executive Director's Notes

What are the Odds Rain Will Washout Pick-6 Carryover at the Big A?

When Aqueduct’s Pick 6 on Wednesday, March 9th started out with a $40 winner (the NY-bred mare Citifiesta), punters could console themselves that perhaps after a long drought they might see a carryover. Seventh-race winner French Transition, another NY-bred, sealed the Pick-6 deal with a strong performance that returned his backers $17.60. The result: a…
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Condolences, Again, for the Malloy Family by Executive Director Tracy Egan

We are saddened to pass along the news that Debby Malloy Winkler, daughter of Vivien Malloy and the recently deceased Henry “Harry” Malloy of Waccabuc, NY, was fatally injured when she fell from her horse this past Friday in Warendorf, Germany.  The accident occurred following a training session at the home she shared with her…
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Retirement Planning for Your Race Horse by Executive Director Tracy Egan

The American Association of Equine Practioners has just published guidelines to help owners transition their race horse to a happy and, hopefully, useful retirement.   Here’s the link to the guidelines: http://www.aaep.org/press_room.php?term=2011&id=425 Adoption groups such as Re-Run, Canter, and TRF have much experience in evaluating physical problems horses may bring with them into retirement.  For…
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Checks Are in the Mail… and More to Come by Executive Director Tracy Egan

Fifth-period breeder, owner, and stallion-owner checks (for November and December 2010) were mailed out Feb. 3rd. These checks will reflect the 50% withholding imposed from July 1 on, and the 30% withholding imposed for the first half of 2010. In March, the Fund will be able to send out all withholdings taken during 2010. As…
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Good New$ for Breeder$ About Withholding$ of 2010 and 2009 from Executive Director Tracy Egan

The Breeding Fund is pleased to inform the state’s breeders, owners, and stallion owners that they will receive 100% of the withholdings for 2010.  Now that we have a good idea what our final revenue figures will be for 2010, we have determined that there are sufficient funds to pay every penny that was held…
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