Industry News

TODAY January 30, 2015
Now two months old, a simulcasting dispute between a company controlled by the Stronach Group and a group of racetracks has shown some signs of progress over the past several weeks, according to an official involved in the discussions, though a deal ...
YESTERDAY January 29, 2015
2015 Experimental Free Handicap
Officials with the National Thoroughbred Racing Association and several horseplayers met with an official in the Treasury Department this week in Washington to discuss the NTRA’s request for a change in how gambling winnings are taxed, the president of ...
Penn National Gaming Inc., the owner of 26 casinos and racetracks across the U.S. and Canada, took a $316.5 million impairment charge in the fourth quarter of 2014, leading to a $233.2 million loss for the year, according to financial statements ...
January 28, 2015
The Illinois Racing Board, a body in transition as new Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner sets up his administration, certified recapture for racetracks in 2015, which is likely to result in significantly lower purses for the Arlington meet.
January 27, 2015
Harold Snyder, the founder of International Sound Corporation, died on Monday at age 91 at his home in Baltimore.
January 26, 2015
The New York Gaming Commission has completed an investigation into allegations made by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals against the trainer Steve Asmussen, officials of the commission said on Monday, with a report on the probe expected soon.
January 23, 2015
A memorial service for noted equine veterinarian Dr. Jack Robbins, who died in late November at age 93, will be held on Tuesday at Del Mar racetrack from 2 to 5 p.m. Pacific.
Publicist Mike Gathagan will be leaving the Maryland Jockey Club as of Feb. 2 to accept a position with the Maryland Catholic Conference.
Officials of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and its president-elect have filed responses to an appeal lodged by Terry Finley into the conduct of the association’s latest election for president, arguing that Finley’s claims are without ...