Industry News

May 21, 2017
The Memorial Day racing week begins at Santa Anita on Thursday with a carryover of $253,350 in the single ticket pool of the $2 pick six.
Leading trainer Peter Miller was fined $1,500 for scratching Got Even from Sunday’s eighth race at Santa Anita for not wanting to race the 8-year-old gelding.
May 20, 2017
There are two carryovers for Sunday’s program at Santa Anita – $109,280 in the main pick six pool and $179,622 in the single ticket jackpot pool.
May 19, 2017
An international slate of speakers on Friday at the Pan Am Conference stressed the importance of out-of-competition testing and a strong culture in combating doping, not just in racing but in other sports as well.
Belinda Stronach, who was elevated by her father, Frank Stronach, to chairman and president of The Stronach Group last year, said she is “really optimistic” about the future of both the company and the racing industry during a keynote address delivered ...
Legislation that would expand gambling in Illinois and includes a provision for racetracks to operate slot machines passed the Illinois Senate on Thursday.
May 18, 2017
A proposal by former racetrack executive Allen Gutterman to ask racetracks to add a surcharge to their reserved seating tickets on popular race days to raise money for the care of retired racehorses is generating discussion among the racing industry, ...
Betting across international borders suffers from a lack of data and relevancy to horseplayers in foreign markets, racing officials said on Thursday at the Pan American Conference during a panel examining horseplayers' issues.
A Republican congressman representing central Kentucky who has taken the lead in backing a bill that would nationalize racing rules said on Thursday that the bill’s advancement will hinge on gaining a consensus in the racing industry to back the ...