Industry News

January 17, 2018
A Pennsylvania judge has stayed the suspensions of a handful of trainers and owners who were ruled off last year after they failed to comply with broad subpoenas issued by the state racing commission.
January 12, 2018
The administrators of the Eclipse Awards have voted to issue a Special Eclipse Award this year to the people who responded to two disasters affecting the racing community in 2017. A second Special Eclipse will go to the NTRA for their work on tax ...
January 11, 2018
A partnership group that includes a real-estate company in Phoenix and Kentucky Downs part-owner Corey Johnsen have purchased Yavapai Downs in Prescott, Ariz., out of federal bankruptcy court and will set their sights on reopening the track this year, ...
Josh Rubinstein was named president of Del Mar on Wednesday, adding to the 48-year-old executive's existing role as the track's chief operating officer.
January 09, 2018
Stan Fulton, an entrepreneur whose interests in gambling led him to purchase a New Mexico racetrack and several horses that went on to top-class careers, died on Jan. 4 in Las Vegas.
January 08, 2018
It was said during Monday’s funeral for Hall of Fame trainer Jack Van Berg that he had a hand in planning his own service. By all accounts, it was Van Berg’s final winner.
January 05, 2018
Jason Frakes of the Louisville Courier-Journal, the freelance writer Denise Steffanus, and the photographer Nancy Rokos have been named winners of Eclipse Awards for media categories, the administrators of the awards announced late on Friday.
Daily Racing Form has been granted an advance-deposit wagering (ADW) license by the Oregon Racing Commission in advance of the new DRF Bets platform launch in mid-February.
Equestricon, the racing-fan convention that was held for the first time last year, will be held in 2018 in Louisville, Ky., just prior to the Breeders’ Cup at Churchill Downs in that city, the event’s organizers have announced.