Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association

Kevin Scheen Named FHBPA Director

   The Florida HBPA has named Kevin Scheen its new Executive Director, replacing Billy Badgett, who in March became Executive Director, Florida Racing Operations, for The Stronach Group. A native of Louisville, KY, Scheen has been the Florida State Steward at Gulfstream Park and Calder/Gulfstream Park West for the past 15 years. He will begin his new role on June 12.    "I would like to thank President Stephen Screnci, the search committee and the Board for providing me this opportunity," said Scheen. "I have been working with horsemen on...

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Trainer Milton Wolfson Passes Away

Milton Wolfson, a popular South Florida-based trainer and multiple graded-stakes winning conditioner, passed away Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale. He was 87. A native of Philadelphia, Wolfson was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force who graduated from the University of Illinois in 1959 with a Bachelor in Animal Science and later graduated from Temple University in 1972 with a Master of Education. He also was the founder and owner of Neshaminy Turf Supply in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Florida. Wolfson saddled 548 winners in his career and was a...

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