Industry News

YESTERDAY 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.
A racing advisory group is recommending that state regulators adopt rules that would require additional labeling of compounded medications and bar the use of any compounded medication that has an FDA-approved alternative.
This weekend, the New York Racing Association will give fans a two-day preview of its new high-definition website, one that will be available to mobile-device users, as well as those who use a computer.
October 15, 2014
Kentucky Downs and Churchill Downs have reached an agreement over September race dates in 2015, with each track dropping one or more dates in the month to preserve a two-track schedule, according to information provided by the Kentucky Horse Racing ...
The second and final day of the industry-sponsored Thoroughbred Ownership Conference wrapped on Wednesday with discussions focused on the care of horses during and after their racing careers, and the younger generation of racing professionals.
The owner of Colonial Downs in Virginia surrendered the track’s racing license Tuesday at a meeting of the Virginia Racing Commission and said the track and its seven off-track betting parlors would close as of Nov. 1.