Billy’s Bus: He is now aiming it at Horsemen

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.

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Letter Concerning Health And Welfare Benefits

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.   

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Letter to NEHBPA Members

Dear NEHBPA Members: As most of you know, the NEHBPA has been engaged with the state Horse Racing Commission over the past several years to protect the revenue that has supported both our racing purses as well as the Health and Welfare Assistance program that we have...

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Obituary for Joseph “Joe” Amendolara


SOLOMON, Stewart K. “Stewie” Age 64, passed away on January 1st, 2020, surrounded by loving family after a courageous battle with diabetes. Stewie was born to Paul “Foo Foo” and Cecelia Solomon and raised in Revere. He worked from his youth at Suffolk Downs following in the footsteps of his father.

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