Industry News

YESTERDAY August 16, 2017
On the heels of the inaugrual Equestricon convention, the event's founders are reflecting on what worked, what didn't, and are already planning for year two.
August 15, 2017
Wagering on Thoroughbred races on the betting exchange launched by Betfair US in New Jersey in 2016 has nearly doubled since last year on a per-month basis, according to records obtained from the state’s racing commission.
August 14, 2017
The Association of Racing Commissioners International, an umbrella group for racing commissions, will conduct a review of its recommended penalty guidelines for medication violations, the organization announced on Monday.
David Whiteley, a three-time Racing Hall of Fame nominee who trained three champions and upset the great Spectacular Bid in the 1979 Belmont Stakes with Coastal, died Saturday at 73.
August 11, 2017
Stewards at Indiana Grand have suspended jockey Didiel Osorio indefinitely for the alleged possession of an electric device in the fifth race on Aug. 10 there.
August 10, 2017
A request by Kentucky Downs to offer its races this September on a New Jersey betting exchange has been removed from the agenda of an Aug. 15 meeting of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, likely scuttling the plan for this year.
August 09, 2017
Among the legal experts, there is no consensus about whether the Supreme Court will throw out a federal law that largely prohibits states from offering gambling on sports, an issue that is being closely watched by the horseracing industry.
August 08, 2017
Lawmakers supportive of the New York Racing Association expect to push for legislation giving the association greater power over the composition of its board and its future, the legislators said during a panel on the Saratoga Institute on Equine Racing ...
All-sources handle on the first 16 days of the 2017 Saratoga meet is up 5.6 percent while ontrack handle is up 2.3 percent compared to the same time period in 2016.