Industry News

YESTERDAY June 27, 2016
Kentucky Agriculture Department officials met with Mercer County officials Monday to look at 44 abandoned Thoroughbreds to evaluate their condition in a case involving horses that had been in the care of or owned by Chuck Borell and his daughter Maria ...
Another high-profile case of horses being abandoned and in poor condition has surfaced in Kentucky, and this one has an even higher profile because one of the persons involved is Maria Borell, who trained Runhappy to win last year's Breeders' Cup ...
June 24, 2016
Del Mar will start its summer meeting July 15 with an across-the-board decline in overnight purses of about 10 percent.
Legislation that would legalize Internet poker in California and provide California racing interests with a $60 million annual subsidy passed the Assembly Committee on Appropriations by a vote of 14-1 on Wednesday.
The question on a lot of people's minds in racing Friday was whether Brexit, the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, would have any effect on the auction or bloodstock markets in North America. The short answer is probably not, though ...
Gulfstream Park and Tampa Bay Downs are the latest to join the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation’s Ocala Initiative, each donating $10,000 in support of the cause.
Daily Racing Form's Jay Hovdey and Mark Simon earned first-place honors in their respective categories at the American Horse Publications Equine Media Awards, presented at the organization's annual seminar in Orlando, Fla.
June 23, 2016
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday approved a request by Suffolk Downs to drop its takeout to 15 percent across the board for its six days of live racing this year. The vote was unanimous, according to the commission.
A circuit court judge in Kentucky has issued a temporary restraining order that will prevent the state racing commission from enforcing a 10-year ban on the owner-trainer Otabek Umarov.
The Humane Society of the United States has formed a horse-racing advisory council and will step up its efforts to lobby for a federal bill providing for national oversight of the industry's medication and drug-testing policies, officials of the group ...