Industry News

July 23, 2015
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission tabled a vote on whether to approve three days of live racing this year at Suffolk Downs in East Boston after a group of horsemen contended that a company owned by Frank Stronach was interested in leasing the track, ...
Penn National Gaming Inc., which operates dozens of casinos and a handful of racetracks, had net income of $16.9 million in the second quarter of 2015, a $12.7 million gain over the second quarter of last year, according to financial documents released ...
July 22, 2015
The New Mexico Racing Commission on Wednesday amended a rule on the use of the controversial bronchodilator clenbuterol, banning the drug for Quarter Horses and Thoroughbreds, effective immediately.
July 21, 2015
A U.S. Senate committee has approved a document that would extend tax-depreciation rules that are favorable to horse and farm owners, according to the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, which lobbies the federal government on racing issues.
Ontrack wagering dipped slightly at the 2015 Oak Tree at Pleasanton meeting. Wagering on live racing was down 3 percent for the 12-day meeting at $4,847,743, compared with $4,987,884 for the 12-day meet in 2014.
July 17, 2015
Handle on all horse races in California rose by 3 percent in the first half of 2015, to $1,553,197,536, according to figures released by the California Horse Racing Board on Friday.
July 16, 2015
This year’s Claiming Crown event will be contested on Dec. 5 at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Fla., and include nine races instead of eight, the organizers of the event have announced. The new race will be a five-furlong turf race for fillies and ...
July 15, 2015
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association had net operating income of $93,228 in the fiscal year ending in January, the third straight year the organization has posted a profit, according to financial statements released on Wednesday.
July 10, 2015
Daily Racing Form Announces Beyer Speed Figures added to SirePowered Results™
July 08, 2015
Bone and musculoskeletal problems in North American Thoroughbreds are exacerbated by the near-universal practice of keeping racehorses in stalls, according to Dr. Larry Bramlage, one of the most well-known orthopedic specialists in the equine world.