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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...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'