Industry News

October 13, 2017
The sale of Ruidoso Downs closed Thursday, according to an announcement from the New Mexico track on Friday. The transaction includes the purchase of an onsite casino and the Ruidoso Horse Sale Co.
October 10, 2017
Trainer Jimmy Iselin is to begin serving a 30-day suspension Wednesday following a denial of his appeal by the New York Gaming Commission of a medication positive from 2016.
October 06, 2017
Last week, new tax rules went into effect allowing horseplayers to treat the entire amount wagered in a pool for the purposes of determining tax liability, dramatically limiting the number of payouts that will now qualify for automatic tax reporting ...
Robert Kulina, the longtime racing executive who has spent nearly the entirety of his professional career at Monmouth Park in New Jersey, will retire at the end of this year, Kulina said on Friday.
October 04, 2017
Wagering on U.S. races in the third quarter of 2017, when marquee meets were held at Saratoga Racecourse and Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, was up 3.7 percent even though the number of races held nationwide fell 2.1 percent, according to figures ...
October 03, 2017
An international racing consortium has approved a model rule that calls for stewards to determine whether a horse’s finish position was compromised when determining the order of finish in the event of interference by another horse.
October 02, 2017
All-sources handle at the 11-day September meet that ended Sunday at Churchill Downs was up 2.4 percent over the comparable 2016 meet, according to figures released Monday by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.
While current Thoroughbred racing stars contest the stakes-rich opening weekend at Keeneland, several hundred retired racehorses will be vying for their own rich prize nearby at the Kentucky Horse Park.
A plane carrying feed and veterinary supplies intended for horses at the heavily damaged Camarero Race Track in Puerto Rico landed on the island’s main airport in San Juan this morning, according to the organizers of the shipment.