TEXAS CONNECTIONS FOR PREAKNESS DAY
Best of luck to Eclipse Award Winning trainer Steve Asmussen, who has the following horses in stakes on Preakness day:
Tone Broke (ON) in the $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes; War Film (KY) in the $100,000 James W. Murphy S., New York Central (KY) in the $150,000 Maryland Sprint S., Pyron (KY) in the $200,000 (G3) Chick Lang S., and Laughing Fox (KY) in the $1,500,000 (G1) Preakness Stakes.
As we get ready for this weekend’s Preakness Stakes, take a look back at Texas-bred 1946 Triple Crown Winner Assault’s victories here: https://www.paulickreport.com/news/ray-s-paddock/triple-crown-newsreel-assault-1946/.
NOTES: A meeting of the TRC Rules Committee and Ad Hoc Finance Committee is scheduled for Monday, May 20 in Austin…The deadline to accredit foals of 2018 for a fee of $75 (TTA member rate) is May 31. Contact Jennifer Gibbs at 512.458.6133 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. House Bill 2463 (purse bill) has been unanimously voted out of Senate Committee and will be headed to the Senate floor soon – stay tuned for updates!