We wanted to share with you a positive development in our long efforts to return Thoroughbred racing to Massachusetts. We have learned recently that a development team of investors in the city of Gardner and the City Council recently voted 10-1 to rezone a chosen site to allow its use for a race track. This is just one step, a positive step in the right direction to bring back the jobs and save our farms.
Albert L. Howarth, II, age 87, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, July 12, 2023.
We are saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Chris Trakas’ brother Nicholas Trakas. Our thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to the Trakas Family .
The June 17th Board meeting has been delayed until June 24th.
We are sad to announce that Anne Fazzina has passed away.
We are sad to announce that Dennis Lima passed away May 24th, 2023 at 12:30pm. Per his wishes there will not be a service. His wife Celeste was by his bedside.
Due to budget constraints that the Scholarship Program has been suspended for the time being.
A reminder that a GENERAL MEETING is scheduled for May 20th 10 A.M. place TBD based on registration.
There are lots of reasons for you to learn more about our Massachusetts Thoroughbred Breeding Program, “the best-kept secret in racing,” as outlined in this article by Sue Finley in the Thoroughbred Daily News.
This letter is to inform you of some recent changes the board made at its most recent meeting.