President of Md State Senate says buy the Preakness (US)

Cross-posted from Associated Press March 17, 2009 By BRIAN WHITE ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland could consider building a horse racing track and run the Preakness Stakes if its financially troubled owner decides to sell the Triple Crown race, state Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said Tuesday. Miller said the name for the second… Continue reading President of Md State Senate says buy the Preakness (US)

Magna implements no horse slaughter policy at its tracks (US)

Magna Entertainment Corp. - Media Release AURORA, ON, Oct. 10, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --- Magna Entertainment Corp. ("MEC" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MECA; TSX: MEC.A) announced today that it has recently formally adopted a company-wide policy promoting the humane treatment of racehorses. Under the policy, any trainer or owner stabling at an MEC facility who directly… Continue reading Magna implements no horse slaughter policy at its tracks (US)