Industry News

YESTERDAY July 30, 2014
Churchill Downs Inc. had net income of $57.3 million in the second quarter of 2014 on record quarterly revenue of $303.7 million, according to financial statements released Wednesday.
Dr. Robert O’Neil, an equine veterinarian who has served on Florida’s Board of Veterinary Medicine since 1993, has been hired by the Stronach Group as its first equine health and safety director, a position announced earlier this year as part of a ...
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit lodged last year by the banned trainer Richard Dutrow against New York regulators and the Association of Racing Commissioners International, contending that Dutrow did not have cause to argue his case in a matter ...
Churchill Downs Inc. has reached an agreement allowing the company to buy a 25 percent stake in the parent company of Saratoga Casino and Raceway, the companies announced Wednesday.
July 24, 2014
Penn National Inc., the large casino and racetrack operator, had net income of $2.8 million on sharply lower revenue of $652.1 million in the second quarter of 2014, according to financial statements released Thursday.
July 23, 2014
William S. Farish Jr., a member of the family that owns Lane’s End Farm in central Kentucky, has won a runoff in an election for a four-year seat on the Breeders’ Cup board of directors, according to the organization.
July 22, 2014
Three veterinarians, Dr. Larry R. Bramlage, Dr. Edward H. Fallon and Dr. A. Gary Lavin, will be the Honored Guests at the Thoroughbred Club of America’s annual dinner, held on Sept. 28 at Keeneland Race Course.
July 21, 2014
Jockey Rosie Napravnik tried her hand at eventing recently, finishing fifth in a novice division of the Riga Meadow Horse Trials in Salisbury, Conn., July 14, with her off-the-track Thoroughbred Old Ironsides.
July 17, 2014
Barbara Banke, the California-based owner of Stonestreet Farm, and Dan Pride, the chief operating officer of Darley in central Kentucky, will fill two of the six open seats on the Breeders’ Cup board of directors.
Trainer Naipaul Chatterpaul was suspended for 60 days and fined $5,000 by the New York State Gaming Commission due to four medication violations.