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Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association

Preparing for spring at Hawthorne Race Course (11/16)

Purse account abuse at Arlington (7/11)

IRB denies AP request to card less than 8 races per day (6/24)

CDI/AP pushing IRB to green light breach of contract with ITHA (6/22)

Hearing scheduled for IRS changes supported by ITHA (6/16)

Push for gaming bill continues in overtime legislative session (5/31)

ITHA/NTRA needs your help to modernize pari-mutuel tax withholding (5/27)

Closing the training track is just the latest front in CDI/AP's war on horsemen (5/23)

Marking Kentucky Oaks Day with optimism and renewed advocacy for our industry's future (5/1)

ITHA/AP reach 2015 contract (4/20)

It's past time for AP/CDI to renew its support for slots at tracks agreement (4/4)

AP/CDI's contract takeaways (4/1)

Message from ITHA Executive Committee concerning ITHA/AP contract negotiations (3/27)

Hawthorne responds to IDOA cuts (3/25)

No ITHA/AP contract yet (3/3)

Common owner entries uncoupled (2/4)

ITHA: Advocating for horsemen priorities (1/5)

Video highlights of testimony concerning 2015 Illinois Thoroughbred racing dates (10/14)

Illinois horsemen look forward to 2015 racing, complete with spring, summer and fall meets (10/4)

ITHA general membership mtg. Oct. 4 (10/1)

Joint Statement from ITHA, IHHA and ILHBPA (9/9)

News alert for Illinois breeders and horsemen (7/25)

ITHA: Our condolences on the passing of Bruce Duchossois (7/3)

Galloping Out Golf Outing July 22 (6/19)

Slots-at-tracks plan poised for consideration in fall legislative session (5/30)

May marks the start of Arlington's meet, home stretch of spring legislative session (5/1)

Illinois lawmakers vote to extend ADW (1/29)

ITHA election results (12/16)

Statement from ITHA on ADW agreement (11/19)

ADW extension udpate from ITHA (11/15)

No ADW resolution in Illinois legislative session (11/8)

Galloping Out fundraiser (10/11)

Alternative dates schedule for 2014 (9/24)

Illinois Racing Board should focus on stimulating, not decimating, Illinois horse racing (9/23)

ITHA elections (9/12)

Medication policy reform up before Illinois Racing Board on Thursday at Arlington (7/22)

Calling all Thoroughbred hunters and jumpers (7/20)

Legislative & news update for Illinois horsemen (7/9)

Illinois lawmakers adjourn with no action on slots at tracks (5/31)

Illinois horsemen pressing for slots at tracks, ADW extension (5/31)

Galloping Out Horse Rescue program relies on support from Illinois horsemen (5/29)

Galloping Out golf outing and fundraiser (5/22)

Internet gaming plan has returned, with no benefit for horse racing (5/16)

ITHA Newsletter May 10 2013 (5/10)

ITHA/AP reach two-year agreement (4/24)

Gov. Jim Edgar: “ITHA has done a great job” (4/16)

ITHA Board of Directors statement of policy positions (4/12)

Tracks and ADW providers must share internet gaming revenue (4/12)

Stop shorting purses (4/11)

Horsemen uniting to protect purses (4/9)

Track can't roll ITHA at Capitol or in contract negotiations (3/29)

Stall rent plan casts shadow over upcoming meet at Arlington Park (3/25)

ITHA pushes for 20 percent Breeder Awards (3/23)

KY lifting restrictions on IL horses (2/27)

2013 AP stall app update (2/9)

AP stall app includes stall rent (2/8)

ITHA delivers signed contract offer to AP (2/6)

Hawthorne Update 1/23/2013 (1/23)

Quarantine end message from Hawthorne (1/11)

97th General Assembly lame duck session update (1/7)

Just the razzle dazzle (1/4)

Hawthorne Update 1/4/2013 (1/4)

Hawthorne Backstretch Update 12/31/12 (12/31)

Hawthorne Backstretch Update 12/27/12 (12/27)

Hawthorne Backstretch Update 12/19/12 (12/19)

ITHA president Mike Campbell re-elected (12/11)

Hawthorne Backstretch Update 12/7/12 (12/7)

Hawthorne Backstretch Update 11/28/12 (11/29)

First horses leaving Hawthorne since quarantine (11/23)

New medication rules effective 11/28/12 (11/21)

Hawthorne Backstretch Update 11/21/12 (11/21)

Conference call replay numbers (11/19)

Ag Conference call-in numbers (11/19)

Hawthorne Backstretch Update, Sunday, November 18 (11/18)

Update on conference call with IL Dept. of Ag (11/18)

Conference call with IL Dept. of Ag (11/17)

Hawthorne Backstretch Update 11/16/12 (11/16)

Illinois racing industry must stay united (11/15)

ITHA legislative update (11/13)

Hawthorne Backstretch Update 11/7/12 (11/7)

Hawthorne Backstretch Update 10/26/12 (10/26)

Thursday 10/25/12 Barn A isolation update (10/25)

Update to Barn A isolation (10/24)

Critical legislative issues facing ITHA (10/22)

Wednesday update to Barn A isolation (10/17)

Update to Barn A isolation (10/16)

A message to horsemen from Hawthorne concerning isolation of Barn A (10/16)

Slots/racing story on NBC5 News (10/8)

Status report on Illinois gaming expansion (9/19)

2012 Gaming Legislation FAQ (9/19)

The ITHA presidency, then and now (8/29)

ITHA response to SB1849 veto (8/29)

Nomination for election notice (8/20)

ITHA supports PDJF/RTCA charity race (8/14)

Summer picnic, ITHA elections update (7/19)

Casino Fundraiser 7/21 @ Trackside (7/10)

Call/write Governor now (6/29)

Gaming expansion bill has very realistic chance to be signed (6/18)

Slots at tracks bill passes (6/1)

Two gaming bills - Optimism and concern (5/26)

ITHA summer picnic (5/17)

Springfield visit / ADW update / Meeting with governor (5/17)

2012 AP contract signed (5/3)

New ITHA contract proposal May 1 (5/1)

AP contract update 5/1/12 (5/1)

AP proposes ITHA waive signal rights (4/27)

Status of ADW law (3/19)

Galloping Out fundraiser planned (2/27)

Important message to horsemen (2/16)

Slots-at-tracks update (2/16)

Senator Sullivan Hawthorne Race Day (2/16)

Congratulations 2011 Illinois Horsemen of the Year (2/16)

Congratulations Richard and Karen Papiese (1/17)

ITHA focused on successful 2012 (1/17)

January training hours at Hawthorne (12/28)

ITHA meets with Illinois casino interests and legislators (12/24)

States with slots at the track map (12/24)

Janell Bettis and Owen Rainwater Memorial Saturday at Hawthorne (12/9)

Track conditions and weather advisory sign-up for horsemen (12/4)

ITHA annual Christmas party December 11 (12/3)

Vote on gaming expansion delayed (11/11)

Update on slots at the track 11-9-2011 (11/9)

Fact sheet on SB 1849 (11/8)

Update on slots-at-tracks (11/7)

Arlington goes around Industry Slots Bill Agreement to make last minute changes (10/29)

ITHA legislative report: Last minute effort by Arlington to go around industry agreement (10/28)

New gaming proposal released without slots at tracks - ITHA opposes (10/26)

Rally at Hawthorne for the horse racing industry (10/24)

Thoroughbred horsemens benefit to purse account (10/17)

How recapture ends as a result of SB 744 (10/17)

Seven core values (10/17)

The ITHA and the ITBOF’s Position on the Protection of Live Racing (10/17)

Thank You ITHA Board of Directors (10/17)

Baggo Tournament to benefit Galloping Out Horse Rescue (10/16)

Illinois Racing News Q&A with Mike Campbell and Glen Berman (10/11)

Congratulations Arlington Million Ladies Luncheon Award recipients (9/15)

Transcript of Arlington Park meeting on 8-18-2011 (8/26)

Monday ITHA Board Meeting at Hotel Bollero (8/24)

Former Governor Jim Edgar letter to the ITHA (8/23)

Letter to horsemen regarding impact fee monies (8/17)

ITHA responds to Arlington Park proposal (8/11)

Impact fee monies released (8/10)

ITHA meeting with Governor and Sen. Cullerton (8/10)

Congratulations Mr. Duchossois (8/6)

Explanation of jock mount fees (7/10)

Federal Appellate Court victory For Illinois racing (7/9)

Support Still Needed for SB 744 (7/8)

Gaming meeting set for tomorrow (6/15)

Procedural advancement process of SB 744 – Slots at the track (6/11)

ITHA SB 744 update (6/5)

Senate passes SB 744, on to Governor Quinn (5/31)

SB 744 takes another step to becoming reality (5/31)

Illinois Senators call list undecided on SB 744 (5/30)

Urgent update regarding SB 744 (5/30)

SB 744 passes committee moves to House (5/27)

Senate Bill 744 to be heard at 1:00 pm (5/27)

Important legislative update (5/26)

ITHA latest legislation update (5/25)

ITHA update on legislation (5/25)

Why we fight for slots at race tracks (5/17)

House and Senate pass budget bills -- Breeder awards in both agriculture budgets (5/13)

New optimism in impact fee case (5/12)

Urgent notice to owners & trainers at Arlington (5/11)

Update on proposed legislation affecting breeder awards (5/9)

ITHA Post-Times (5/6)

Olivia Marie Saylor Memorial Fund established to support Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (4/26)

Illinois Equine Humane Center to hold open house (4/21)

Benefits to horsemen as a result of recent ITHA negotiations (4/4)

Overview of the 2011 session (3/25)

Update on impact fee lawsuits (3/21)

Six horse fields (3/18)

Letter from ITHA President Mike Campbell (3/6)

Setback in Impact Fee Federal case (3/2)

ITHA general membership breakfast meeting March 5 (2/25)

IRB drug testing update Thursday 2/17 at Hawthorne (2/16)

Clarification of Appellate Court victory (2/9)

ITHA office closed Wednesday, February 2 (2/1)

Race Track Chaplaincy of America update (1/21)

We're not done yet! (1/12)

SB737 update (1/11)

SB737 scheduled in the House (1/11)

SB737 update (1/9)

SB737 still alive (1/7)

SB737 continues to advance (1/6)

Major step forward for slots at racetracks (1/5)

SB737 advances to committee (1/5)

Amendment to SB 737 (1/5)

Legislative update (1/5)

We still need your help! (1/5)

Horsemen: We need your help now! (1/4)

Message from ITHA and Hawthorne (12/31)

Very important message from the ITHA: End recapture! (12/28)

Boosting Illinois horserace industry helps advance gaming bill, lawmakers say (12/22)

Worker's Comp meeting (12/20)

ITHA election results (12/14)

ITHA ballot count this Friday (12/6)

Trainer of the Week: Chris Block (12/3)

Slots at tracks close to reality (12/2)

Call your legislators now! (11/29)

ITHA slots at tracks update (11/18)

Response to Illinois bred races (11/16)

Slots on tracks rally (11/2)

To all horsemen stabled at Hawthorne (10/23)

Message from the ITHA President (9/17)

ITHA meeting agenda, September 11, 2010 (9/9)

Come out and support the Thoroughbred Rescue Fund (8/19)

Letter from the ITHA President (8/17)

Election of ITHA Board of Directors (8/11)

Hawthorne stall applications (7/17)

ITHA scholarship applications are due July 16 (7/7)

Illinois Racing Board inspections and searches (7/1)

Urgent notice regarding Clenbuterol (7/1)

ITHA Thoroughbred Rescue Fund (6/9)

Illinois Thoroughbred horsemen and racetracks create program to provide care for retired racehorses (6/7)

Message from ITHA President (6/7)

TOBA new owner seminar at Arlington (6/4)

Important poll question for ITHA members (6/2)

ITHA elections (5/26)

Meeting with Senate President Cullerton (5/25)

Urgent message to fellow horsemen (5/21)

Urgent message to owners, trainers, and jockeys (5/11)

ITHA special meeting May 12 (5/10)

Slots bill SB3146 (5/6)

Allow slots at horse tracks (5/4)

Slots at the tracks bill from the ITHA (4/24)

New rules for safety vests and helmets (4/16)

ITHA moving to Arlington (4/8)

Statement from ITHA and IHHA (4/8)

Memorial service For Ron Burton (4/7)

Message from the ITHA President (3/29)

ITHA donates $50,000 to important fund as Veterans Day nears (11/8)


Purses reduced by ITHA spending (3/6)

ITHA responds (2/9)

Questions for the ITHA (9/7)

An open letter to ITHA Board Members (2/3)

ITHA audit reveals misuse (1/26)

ITHA to provide records (1/17)

Chicago horsemen protest (1/6)

ITHA Backstretch News - May/June

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