Industry News

June 21, 2017
The XBTV Aftercare Film Festival will launch July 1 as part of an ongoing industry effort to highlight the importance of aftercare in the Thoroughbred racing ecosystem.
June 20, 2017
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Tuesday voted to accept a settlement with former chief state steward John Veitch that will remove a one-year suspension from his record.
Churchill Downs plans to build a new stand-alone facility at its Trackside training center in Louisville to house 650 historical horse-racing machines, with a planned opening in the late summer or fall of next year.
June 19, 2017
Churchill Downs Inc. has asked the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission for approval to add devices resembling slot machines to its flagship racetrack in Louisville, according to an agenda distributed by the commission on Monday.
For the first time since 2011, the Golden Gate Fields winter-spring meet showed increases in both attendance and ontrack handle.
It is far from the best of times for California racing as the sport returns to its roots beginning Thursday when the Northern California fair racing season starts with the Oak Tree at Pleasanton meeting.
June 14, 2017
Derby Wars, an online racing contest operator, will begin seeking consent from racetracks to use their races in its contests as a result of a settlement the company reached with The Stronach Group, a large U.S. racing company, the chief executive and ...
The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. June 2-year-olds and horses of racing age sale rebounded in impressive fashion during its 2017 renewal, showing healthy growth in average and median sale prices after a down year in 2016.
Viewership of Saturday's Belmont Stakes broadcast on NBC and its digital platforms was down sharply compared with last year, according to figures provided by the network, as the race's lack of star power took its toll.