Industry News

TODAY September 30, 2016
The New York Racing Association was fined $150,000 and agreed to implement several changes in waste management protocols after it was deemed to have discharged polluted wastewater from Aqueduct into nearby Jamaica Bay.
YESTERDAY September 29, 2016
Frank Mirahmadi has quite a celebration planned for Oct. 20, his 49th birthday. On that day he will begin calling races at Golden Gate Fields as the track’s full-time announcer.
Trainer James Brown has appealed the 45-day suspension and $2,500 fine he was given by the Hastings stewards for one of his horses testing positive for the banned substance methamphetamine.
Step into the Santa Anita stable area, and you will be watched. The track announced on Thursday that it recently installed a security system with more than 1,000 cameras that will follow activity throughout the stables. The cameras have been installed ...
September 27, 2016
Arlington concluded its 2016 racing season Sept. 23 with a drop in all-sources average daily handle of 2 percent from last year - decent for a track that at mid-meet had seen handle fall enough to cut purses.
The Illinois Racing Board on Tuesday unanimously passed a 2017 racing schedule that mirrors this year’s, though the dire state of the Illinois racing industry infused the brief annual dates awards meeting with gloom.
September 26, 2016
Wagering figures at the recently completed Monmouth Park meet in Oceanport, N.J., tumbled across the board, according to figures released by the track Sunday night, reflecting the track's struggles to fill races and card competitive betting contests.
The inaugural Pegasus World Cup, a proposed $12 million race that is scheduled for Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., will be broadcast live during a 90-minute telecast on NBC.
The 12-day Los Angeles County Fair meeting at Los Alamitos ended on Sunday with a decline of approximately 5 percent in all-sources daily handle, track officials said.
September 25, 2016
Trainer Steve Miyadi was suspended by the California Horse Racing Board on Sunday after the regulatory body ruled that a recent altercation between Miyadi and Alex Solis, a jockey and racing board commissioner, was a violation of a stipulated agreement ...