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Press Release Archive - Index

--- 2005 Press Releases ---

California State Fair to host Harness Racing
Thursday, March 24, 2005 - by Nicole Kraft

Harness signal returns to Los Alamitos
Saturday, April 09, 2005 - by Kim Hankins (CHHA)

Joe Corona dies
Sunday, April 17, 2005 - from CHHA

Committee appointed to study the California Sire Stakes
Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - from CHHA

California Horsewomen Publish Cookbook
April 21, 2005

CHHA and Harness Racing featured on "The Contender"
April 21, 2005 - by Kim Hankins

Board asking more from racetracks for license
Friday, May 27, 2005 - from the California Horse Racing Board

Parties talking about slots in California
Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - by John Pawlak (USTA)

Goldman retained in California
Wednesday, June 01, 2005 - by Erica Manuel (California Exposition & State Fair)

California Announces Horse Incentive Plan
Monday, June 20, 2005 - by Nicole Kraft (USTA)

Amateur driving series in California announced
Tuesday, July 19, 2005 - by David Siegel, for the California Amateur Driving Club

Cal-Expo meet granted dates
Friday, July 22, 2005 - from the California Horse Racing Board

California extends drug phase-in periods
Wednesday, July 27, 2005 - from the California Horse Racing Board

Amateur driving series to debut in California
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - by David Siegel, for the California Amateur Driving Club

Cal Expo Hosts Racing Seminars
Thursday, August 11, 2005

STATE FAIR CONSOLIDATES HARNESS RACING MEET
Wednesday, August 24, 2005 - from the California State Fair Media Center

Cal-Expo meet fills key positions
Monday, August 29, 2005 - from the Sacramento Harness Association

Ehrlich to join Cal-Expo team
Thursday, September 08, 2005 - by Chris Schick, general manager, SHA

California Standardbred Sires Stakes - September 2005 Update
Thursday, September 15, 2005 - from Keith Willey, Administrator, California Sires Stakes Committee

Harness Racing to return to State Fair in 2006
Saturday, November 12, 2005

--- 2006 Press Releases ---

California Horsemen Reorganize
Monday, April 3, 2006 - from Ben Kenney, CHHA President

Extension Of Purse Enhancement From Los Alamitos
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - from Ben Kenney, CHHA President

Amateur challenge to be contested this weekend
Wednesday, April 5, 2006 - by David Siegel, president, the California Amateur Driving Club

Women in Harness Racing seek donations
Thursday, April 13, 2006 - by Sophia Twaddle

California Sire Stakes Horse Run for $100,000 Bonus
Wednesday, April 26, 2006 - from David Siegel, CHHA Director

Diamond Harness Alliance Formed
Wednesday, May 22, 2006 - from David Siegel, CHHA Director

California Incentives Announced
Monday, June 26, 2006 - Scott Ehrlich, publicity director, the Sacramento Harness Association

Changes Afoot in California
Friday, August 4, 2006 - by David Siegel, for the California Harness Horsemen's Associaton

Nicol Tremblay dies
Tuesday, August 29, 2006 - by Nicole Kraft

California Standardbred Hall of Fame Nominations Being Accepted
Wednesday, November 1, 2006 - by David Siegel, Director, CHHA

Raleigh Wiseman Memorial Service and Race
Wednesday, November 15, 2006 - by David Siegel, Director, CHHA

--- 2007 Press Releases ---

East-West amateur driving challenge set for March
Friday, February 23, 2007 - by David Siegel

California Standardbred Hall of Fame – Class of 2006
Monday, March 19, 2007 - by David Siegel

2007 Horse Incentive Program
Tuesday June 5, 2007 - by David Siegel

Baby Racehorse Naming Contest at the 12Aug07PressRelease.htmlCalifornia State Fair
August 12, 2007 by Susan Travers, Administrator, California Standardbred Sires Stakes Committee, Inc.

Important Message From the CHHA Board of Directors
CHHA Board Meeting Scheduled on August 12, 2007

CHHA Meeting Summary September 14, 2007
by David Siegel

--- 2008 Press Releases ---

California Standardbred Hall of Fame – Class of 2007
Sunday, January 20, 2008 - by David Siegel

Rick Kuebler To Call It A Career
Tuesday, January 22, 2008 - by Mark Ratzky, Publicity Dept., Sacramento Harness Association

Down The Stretch Rates In Sacramento
Friday, January 25, 2008 - by Scott Ehrlich, Publicity Director, Sacramento Harness Association

Kuebler hangs up his blue boots
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - by Mark Ratzky, for Cal-Expo

A Dream Career Comes To An End
Sunday, January 27, 2008 - by Scott Ehrlich, Publicity Director, Sacramento Harness Association

Sacramento Harness To Cease Operations March 1;  Cal-Expo To Take Over Harness Racing 
Friday, February 22, 2008 - by Scott Ehrlich, Publicity Director, Sacramento Harness Association

East vs. West Challenge This Weekend At Cal-Expo
Thursday, April 3, 2008 - by Mark Ratzky, Publicity Dept., Cal-Expo

More Sire Stakes Action This Weekend At Cal-Expo
Thursday, May 8, 2008 - by Mark Ratzky, Publicity Dept., Cal-Expo

Late Closing Amateur Series Begins Saturday 
Friday, June 13th 2008 - Contact: David Siegel (dsiegel@axcis.com)

TVG LATE CLOSER AND AMATEUR SEASON ENDER SATURDAY AT CAL-EXPO
THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2008 Contact: David Siegel (dsiegel@axcis.com)

Vallejo Training Bonus Program
August 1st, 2008 - CHHA

CHHA ANNOUNCES Fall Incentive Program
August 31, 2008 - Jim A. Perez - Executive Director, CHHA

Vallejo Matinees Cancelled
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 - Jim Perez, Executive Director CHHA

Fall 2008 Harness Racing Meet - Cal Expo
Thursday, September 4th, 2008 - David Elliott

Qualifiers Galore At Cal-Expo
Friday, September 12, 2008 - by Scott Ehrlich, Publicity -- Cal-Expo

USTA Board to consider 10 rule change proposals
Monday, October 20, 2008 - by John Pawlak, the U.S. Trotting Association

USTA district meetings now underway
Monday, October 20, 2008 - by John Pawlak, the U.S. Trotting Association

California Standardbred Hall of Fame Nominations Being Accepted
Saturday, November 1, 2008 - by Robin Clements CHHA

Sire Stakes action highlights weekend card at Cal-Expo
Thursday, November 06, 2008 - by Mark Ratzky, publicity, Cal-Expo

Sires Stakes 2-Year-Old Championship Night At Cal-Expo
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 - by Mark Ratzky, Publicity -- Cal-Expo

Championships Headline Special Saturday Card At Cal-Expo
Thursday, December 18, 2008 - by Mark Ratzky, Publicity -- Cal-Expo

--- 2009 Press Releases ---

LATE CLOSING AMATEUR SERIES ANNOUNCED FOR CAL-EXPO
Contact: David Siegel (dsiegel@axcis.com)

Legendary Harness Horse River City Storm to Retire During Sires Stakes at Cal Expo