Industry News

YESTERDAY April 29, 2016
Arlington Park and the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, ending a protracted dispute, signed a contract Friday night governing Arlington’s 2016 race meet, which starts next Friday.
Keeneland wrapped up its spring meet Friday with gains in attendance and handle, including single-day records in both of those categories.
April 28, 2016
Churchill Downs Inc. had a slight profit in the first quarter of 2016, reversing a slight loss that the company posted in the first quarter of last year, according to financial documents released late on Thursday.
Members of the Congressional Horse Caucus held a hearing-style discussion of a bill seeking to restructure the regulation of U.S. racing on Thursday afternoon in Washington, D.C., with supporters vowing to continue to press for adoption of the legislation.
Daily Racing Form handicappers Mike Watchmaker and Mike Welsch as well as Hall of Fame jockey Chris McCarron and NBC’s Randy Moss will analyze the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks at a dinner and auction Monday at the Keene Barn on the grounds of ...
The management of Parx Racing has agreed to resume accepting entries from trainer Ramon Preciado, starting Friday.
Legislation that would legalize Internet poker in California and provide California racing interests with a $60 million annual subsidy for the loss of exclusive online gambling passed an Assembly committee on Wednesday without opposition.
A one-day conference focusing on issues related to the health and safety of racehorses has been scheduled for June 28 at Keeneland in Lexington, the organizers of the conference announced on Thursday.
Penn National Gaming Inc., the publicly traded casino and racetrack operator, had net income of $23.7 million in the first quarter of 2016, up from $1.9 million in the first quarter last year, according to financial documents the company released Thursday.
April 27, 2016
Trainer Kirk Ziadie has received a stay of a six-year suspension handed down in December by the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering, his attorney said on Wednesday.