Industry News

TODAY October 24, 2014
A federal judge has once again stepped between New Jersey and its plan to let state racetracks and casinos offer sports betting.
YESTERDAY October 23, 2014
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission does not plan any immediate action to sever its ties with its drug-testing laboratory in the wake of a meeting with the lab’s top management Wednesday, the commission’s executive director said Thursday.
Larry Uelmen, a Michigan-based trainer, breeder, and jockey’s agent, died Oct. 19. He was 66.
Penn National Gaming Inc., the large racetrack and casino operator, had net income of $8.5 million in the third quarter of 2014 on net revenue of $645.9 million, according to financial statements released Thursday. The net-revenue figure was down 9.5 ...
October 22, 2014
Keeneland Racecourse has abandoned its plans for an Instant Racing parlor on its Lexington property, even before the track turned a shovel of dirt on the project.
October 21, 2014
The two top officials of Kentucky’s racing regulatory commission will meet on Wednesday with the management of the privately held drug-testing laboratory that conducts the state’s post-race drug tests to discuss the lab’s persistent delays, officials ...
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Tuesday approved a full slate of 2015 dates for the state’s racetracks, including a bloc in September that required an agreement between Churchill Downs and Kentucky Downs to resolve a dispute that had led ...
October 17, 2014
Disregarding a federal challenge lodged by major professional sports leagues, Monmouth Park in New Jersey will begin offering betting on sports Oct. 26, the track said Friday.
The New York Racing Association has submitted a letter to state regulators in support of a long-delayed set of rules that would align New York’s medication regulations with many other states on the Eastern seaboard.
October 16, 2014
The unionized employees of the soon-to-be-shuttered Suffolk Downs are headed to the courtroom.