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2013-03-11 16:23:12

NEW YORK, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Advancing its two-prong mission to move beyond the "Horseplayer's Bible" while accelerating its transformative "Digital First" agenda, Daily Racing Form (DRF) announces the creation of a new position of Editorial Director, appointing Mark Simon to lead DRF's editorial operation reporting to John Hartig, CEO of Sports Information Group / Daily Racing Form LLC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130116/NY43893LOGO ) Mark Simon joined DRF in...

2013-01-17 08:25:31

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In advance of the 42(nd) Annual Eclipse Awards ceremony on January 19 racing fans have selected Wise Dan as their choice for Horse of the Year on Daily Racing Form's site, DRF.com. With over 11,000 votes cast, the fans' votes for Horse of the Year automatically entered them in Daily Racing Form's Eclipse Award Fan Vote Sweepstakes for a chance to win a VIP trip for two to attend this year's Eclipse Awards show, which will be streamed live at DRF.com....

2013-01-16 20:21:10

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When the 2012 Eclipse Awards are handed out on Saturday, January 19 at Gulfstream Park, DRF.com will be the exclusive website offering FREE live coverage of the awards ceremony, beginning at 8:00 PM ET. Fans can also watch the awards ceremony live on HRTV and HRTV.com, both available by subscription. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130116/NY43893LOGO ) The 42(nd) Annual Eclipse Awards, presented by the Daily Racing Form, National...

2012-05-09 02:30:49

NEW ORLEANS, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Device Renewal Forum (DRF) today announced that it will address the issue of wireless device theft as it relates to the device renewal marketplace. Specifically, the group will take steps to prevent stolen smartphones from entering the device renewal supply chain and be sold into other markets. DRF will leverage many of the wireless industry's anti-theft efforts in its certification process to prohibit phones identified as stolen from...

2012-05-08 02:36:36

NEW ORLEANS, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Device Renewal Forum (DRF) today announced that ReCellular, Inc. and Valutech Outsourcing, LLC have joined the Device Renewal Forum's (DRF) executive board. Together with founding members Brightstar, eRecyclingCorps, ModusLink Global Solutions, Sprint Nextel and the CDG, they will collaborate with the DRF to create a technology-agnostic "gold standard" for refurbishing, testing and certifying renewed devices. Since the DRF was formally announced...

2011-02-04 09:11:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daily Racing Form (Daily Racing Form LLC) and XpressBet (an MID company) announced today the introduction of DRFBets, a marketing partnership that will provide Daily Racing Form's horse racing customers and new fans with a convenient new digital platform from which to place online bets. DRFBets wagering accounts will be processed by XpressBet under the terms of the agreement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110204/NY42585LOGO ) "DRFBets...

2010-07-01 10:18:00

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deafness Research Foundation (DRF), the leading national source of private funding for research in hearing and balance science, announced today that Andrea Boidman has been unanimously promoted to Executive Director. Andrea joined DRF in June 2007 as Chief Operating Officer. She will be responsible for all facets of the foundation, including fundraising and Hearing Health Magazine. (Photo:...

2009-01-09 20:39:23

Longtime turf writer Joe Hirsch, who spent nearly 50 years at the Daily Racing Form, died Friday at the age of 80, the newspaper said. Hirsch covered the gamut of thoroughbred racing and was known for the Derby Doings column he penned for the Form since the 1950s. Hirsch, who battled Parkinson's disease, had been living in a long-term care facility in New York after breaking his hip last spring. Funeral services will be held Sunday at the Plaza Jewish Community Chapel in Manhattan. The New...