Industry News

YESTERDAY October 29, 2014
Churchill Downs Inc. had net income of $3.5 million in the third quarter of 2014, a sharp decline from net income of $9.2 million in the third quarter of last year, as revenue from its racetracks and many of its casinos continued to weaken, according ...
October 27, 2014
Elisabeth Jensen wants to represent the state of Kentucky in Congress. In that respect, she is not like most people. Running for public office is not in the DNA of the average citizen.
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.
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.