Old Friends to Remember Timely Writer in Oct. 16 Event

Due to the construction of a new synthetic track at Belmont Park, Timely Writer’s grave has been exhumed, and his remains will now be reinterred in Old Friends’ Nikki Bacharach Memorial Cemetery. An event remembering Timely Writer is Oct. 16. Source

Track Announcer Paquette Ready to Weather Latest Storm

Jessica Paquette has weathered plenty in her almost-year on the job at Parx Racing. She’s handled the ups and downs, learning the craft as the track announcer at the racetrack that hosts the Pennsylvania Derby (G1) and a supporting card Sept. 23. Source

$3 All-Turf Pick 3 Added to Santa Anita Wagering Menu

In addition to a highly anticipated return to a conventional Pick Six, horseplayers will be greeted by an all-new wager during Santa Anita’s 19-day Autumn Meet: a $3 Santa Anita Pick 3, comprised of the final three turf races on each day’s card. Source