Maggie Wolfendale

BCCA Dinner/Auction Aug. 24 in Saratoga

The Belmont Child Care Association will hold its annual Racing for the Children dinner and auction--"BCCA Can Do!"--Aug. 24 in Saratoga. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception at the Adelphi Hotel. Guests will then head to Universal Preservation Hall for the dinner and live auction. The event will feature emcee Andy Serling, and auctioneers, Maggie Wolfendale-Morley and Tom Morley. BCCA will recognize Stonestreet Farm owner Barbara Banke as its 2023 Honoree for her efforts in advancing the quality of life for the children and families...

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Earning Their Stripes: Tom Morley

Last year, we conducted a popular Q and A series called 'Smaller But Still Super,' where we featured veteran trainers who have built a competitive racing stable with relatively small numbers (click here to view the archive). This year, we will highlight trainers who have already cut their teeth as novice trainers, but now have a few years of experience under their belt and are looking to make a name for themselves as they grow their stable. We'll talk about the challenges that come with hanging out your single, advice...

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Where Are They Now: Ninety One Assault

Lousiana-bred Ninety One Assault (Artie Schiller) was a bit of a hometown hero at Fair Grounds, where he scored seven of his eight lifetime victories, including three stakes wins for trainer Tom Morley. However, he was also a familiar face in New York as well, calling Belmont home for part of the year. The hard-knocking gelding was a family favorite for Morley, his wife Maggie Wolfendale and their two daughters, Grace and Willow. So, when it came time for him to retire, there was no question that he would remain...

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Eurton, Wolfendale, Hazelton To Host Eclipse Awards

Well-known television personalities Britney Eurton, Maggie Wolfendale and Scott Hazelton will co-host the 52nd annual Eclipse Awards to be held Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, at The Breakers Palm Beach, officials from the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form (DRF) and National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) announced Monday. Eurton, a fixture on FanDuel TV and NBC Sports and the daughter of California trainer Peter Eurton, returns to the Eclipse Awards in 2023, having co-hosted each of the last three years. Hazelton, whose late father Richard trained some 4,700...

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Real Rider Cup Triples Previous Fundraising Record

Following a record-setting turnout in Lexington this past July, the 63 entered riders that have taken part in the Real Rider Cup have raised better than $160,000 this year, a number that rises to $173,000 when corporate sponsors are factored in. That amount more than triple any previous annual total for the event and brings the total raised since the inception of the Real Rider Cup to $410,000 raised for Thoroughbred aftercare. "It's been an honor to have been a beneficiary of the Real Rider Cup since the beginning," said...

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Maggie Wolfendale Joins Writers' Room As Show Returns to Studio

It's been a long 16 months since the crew for the TDN Writers' Room presented by Keeneland were all together in their actual studio to record the podcast, and they reunited at last Wednesday morning, welcoming Fox Sports and NYRA paddock analyst Maggie Wolfendale on the show to share excitement about the opening of Saratoga to fans once again and discuss how to pick winning horses based on physical appearances. "It's not even just the racetrack," Wolfendale, calling in via Zoom as the Green Group Guest of the Week, said...

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Maggie Wolfendale Joins the TDN Writers' Room

NYRA TV Analyst Maggie Wolfendale joins the TDN Writers' Room on the eve of Saratoga's race meet to discuss the fans' return to the Spa and her process for spotting winners in the paddock.

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Churchill Downs To Feature on 'America's Day at the Races' on FOX

Live racing from Churchill Downs will be broadcast throughout the 2020 Spring Meet on FOX Sports' 'America's Day at the Races' on FS1 and FS2. The program, produced by the New York Racing Association (NYRA) in conjunction with FOX, will present a total of 11 hours of live coverage on opening weekend. Racing can be found on FS2 Saturday, May 16 from 1-2:30 p.m. and again from 6-6:30 p.m. and on FS1 from 2:30-6 p.m. Sunday's programming on FS2 will take place between 1 and 2 p.m. and from 6-6:30...

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