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Vet-turned-entrepreneur loans laser to treat horses hurt in fire

12:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2016 – When a horrific barn fire killed 12 horses and injured several others at the South Florida Trotting Center in Lake Worth on March 16, the community rallied around owner Sam Stathis and the rest of the trainers and owners. Mike Carter, one of the hosts of an online…

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WCRF at Solvalla & Mohawk for “Road To Rio”

31 May 2016 – The World Chariot Racing Federation (WCRF) pre-Olympic tour on its “Road To Rio” made stops in both Sweden and Canada over the weekend. The WCRF is dedicated to resurrecting Chariot Racing in the Olympics while revitalization and reshaping the sport of harness racing. WCRF founder, Sam Stathis, was in Stockholm, Sweden…

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Sam Stathis fighting to save horses from barn fire

25 Mar 2016 – Lake Worth, FL – Sam Stathis, owner of the South Florida Trotting Center where a disastrous barn fire claimed the lives of 12 horses last week, including one of his own, is fighting another battle these days, and it is against the veterinarians at the equine hospital where seven of the…

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Four horses returned to trotting center two days after barn fire

9:37 p.m. Friday, March 18, 2016 | PalmBeachPost – Sam Stathis paused to compose himself as he stared at the charred remains of the stables where 12 horses were killed and 11 others injured in a fire early Wednesday. “It reminds me of death,” Stathis said tearfully Friday evening at the South Florida Trotting Center…

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Barn fire claims 12 horses at SFTC

Lake Worth, FL (March 16, 2016) – A barn fire has claimed the lives of approximately 12 horses at the South Florida Training Center early Wednesday morning. It has been reported that 23 horses were housed in the single barn that was engulfed in flames and that 11 has been rescued. Two have been taken…

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Sam Stathis – “Last call to save horse racing in Florida”

WELLINGTON, Fla., March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Armed with international industry stakeholder support, Sam Stathis—Founder and Chairman of Stathis Enterprises and the World Chariot Racing Federation—is on a mission to save harness racing in Florida before it is too late. The recently proposed “decoupling” legislation has a chance to pass and Stathis explained “This decision…

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Stathis Enterprises and the World Chariot Racing Federation are launching the Pre-Olympic “Road to Rio”

Special appearances by world renowned Athletes, Olympic Gold Medalists and celebrities included actor Jack Huston of “Ben-Hur” (2016) and local heartthrob Danté Stallone. WELLINGTON, Fla., April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Stathis Enterprises and the World Chariot Racing Federation (WCRF) will be launching a

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World Chariot Racing Federation and Stathis Enterprises Featured on Yahoo Finance

WELLINGTON, Fla., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — On Sunday, April 19, 2015, Stathis Enterprises (SE) and the World Chariot Racing Federation (WCRF)—sponsors of the 111th U.S Open Polo Championship—wrapped up the 2015 season with the go-to VIP party of the season, where top Polo officials, players and fans gathered

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WORLD CHARIOT RACING FEDERATION UNVEILS STATE-OF-THE-ART CHARIOTS AT INTERNATIONAL POLO CLUB

On Sunday April 19th, 2015, Stathis Enterprises (SE) and the World Chariot Racing Federation (WCRF)—sponsors of the 111th U.S Open Polo Championship—wrapped up the 2015 season with the go-to VIP party of the season, where top Polo officials, players and fans gathered to celebrate this year’s match.

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SAM STATHIS WINS FIRST PLACE WITH CELEBRITY ARTEMIS AT POMPANO PARK RACEWAY ON EASTER SUNDAY

CEO of Stathis Enterprises and Driver Sam Stathis, scored his very first lifetime driving win with Celebrity Artemis, a 4-year-old daughter of Andover Hall owned by Celebrity Farms, in a non-winners of two trot

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Trotting Center sold to Stathis Enterprises

It was announced today that the owners of the South Florida Trotting Center has reached an agreement to sell the harness racing training facility to Stathis Enterprises of New York and Vero Beach. The selling price was not disclosed.

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Stathis Enterprises is proud to be a Partner in Progress supporting Governor Cuomo’s MWBE initiatives and making New York the Capital of Advanced Technologies.

Stathis Enterprises is proud to be a leading partner progressing Governor Cuomo’s MWBE initiatives and making NY the Capital of Advanced Technologies.

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EXOTIC CHARIOTS TAKE SPOTLIGHT AT THE BREEDER’S CROWN

If you haven’t been to the Breeder’s Crown this year, you’ve missed out on one of the most exciting events of the year. This years Breeder’s Crown was filled with lights, camera, action and Exotic Chariots by the World Chariot Racing Federation.

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THE HAMBLETONIAN 2013

We all know the Hambletonian is the Superbowl of Harness Racing. It takes place in the Meadowlands in East Rutherford New Jersey. This year was a little different, not only because of the inevitable surprise every race throws at you but because of something just as special

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HARNESS RACING AUSTRALIA “WE WILL TROT YOU”

Harness Racing Australia (HRA) has recently unveiled its ‘We Will Trot You’ marketing concept, designed to create a national brand focus capable of delivering a big, bold and exciting image for harness racing across the country

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Day of Horsepower September 2013

he future of harness racing came alive on Sunday September 22nd 2013 when Celebrity Farms Racing Stable, the World Chariot Racing Federation and Driven By Purpose co-hosted an event to support D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)

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THE TREASURE OF NAPLES: ROBERT BI WINS THE ITALIAN DERBY 2013, PREMIAZIONE 86, AGNANO RACETRACK

Robert Vince Bi wins the Italian Derby at the Premiazione 87, Agnano Racetrack in Naples Italy led by Dutch driver Robin Bakker with Toss Out – Up Front JM, one of the strongest horses of Europe and most favored

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TAKE A PHOTO WITH US AT THE BREEDER’S CROWN

After a five-year absence, the Breeders Crown, harness racing’s $5 million year-end championships, will return to the Meadowlands in 2014. The one-mile oval in East Rutherford, New Jersey has played host to many of harness racing’s greatest moments over the past decades and will be the site of the 30-year anniversary of the Breeders Crown races.

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World Chariot Racing Federation commissions New York high school students to redesign the sulky and you won’t believe what they come up with

StandardBred Canada and the Times Herald Record recently wrote stories about the World Chariot Racing Federation’s commissioning of New York Pine Bush High School CAD students to create a redesign of the traditional sulky.

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WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE THE TWO EXOTIC CHARIOTS THAT WERE FEATURED AT THE ITALIAN RACING DERBY

Monday, January 13th, 2014

These two stunning exotic chariots designed by the World Chariot Racing Federation were featured at 2013 The Italian Racing Derby.

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Eventsy and Stathis Enterprises Join Forces to Offer Elite Professionals a New Range of Upscale Events, Concierge Services and Outings

Eventsy, New York City’s fastest growing organization to provide professionals with curated weekly networking events, interactive activities and career-building opportunities, has partnered with Stathis Enterprises, headed by industrialist, serial entrepreneur, and philanthropist Sam Stathis.

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CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF SERVICE EXCELLENCE

Polo is referred to as “The Sport of Kings.” Polo demands the speed of a thoroughbred, the agility of a quarter horse and the skill of an Arabian.

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STATHIS ENTERPRISES CONGRATULATES WOMEN BUILDERS COUNCIL AND ITS 2015 OUTSTANDING WOMEN

Since its founding over 20 years ago, Stathis Enterprises and its family of companies has fostered diversity inclusion in all of its initiatives.

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CELEBRITY SECRET

Celebrity Secret is a spectacular individual with exceptional size balance and power. I loved him as a yearlings and felt he showed all the characteristics of a great race horse. As an individual he is one of the best sons of Yankee Glide ever raised at Kentuckiana Farms.

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THE WORLD CHARIOT RACING FEDERATION AT OLYMPIC STADIUM IN ATHENS GREECE

On December 13, 2013 at the Olympic Stadium in Athens Greece where Chariot competition founded the Olympic Games, we revive the spirit of ancient horse races through the efforts of the World Chariot Racing Federation founded by Sotirios Stathopoulos (Sam Stathis)

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WORLD CHARIOT RACING MODEL PHOTO SHOOT

Who is up for fast horses, fast cars, exotic chariots and beautiful models? In the middle of October, World Chariot held a modeling photo shoot

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