LATEST NEWS & NOTES
As a result of the COVID19 virus the office is CLOSED and folks are working remotely.
It may be hard to believe that anyone who calls himself a Horsemen in the tradition of our beloved Thoroughbred trainers, breeders and owners could throw fellow Horsemen under the bus, but that’s what the irascible and inscrutable Billy Lagorio just did in a recent letter to the Massachusetts Horse Racing Committee where he begins by opposing a reduction in the Thoroughbred industry’s share of the Race Horse Development Fund before taking his bus on a mad rampage.
We are sad to announce the passing of Joe Amendolara. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) today announced resources available for small businesses in Massachusetts that serve the casino and horse racing industry and have been impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
In the process of protecting thoroughbred horsemen from any further reduction in the health and welfare benefits we provide to our members, we recently submitted to the Massachusetts Horse Racing Committee documentation about all the NEHBPA offer’s to its members.