Industry News

April 19, 2017
All-sources average daily handle during the 80-day meet at Fair Grounds fell 8 percent, according to information released Tuesday by the Louisiana Racing Commission.
The Jockey Club has denied the privileges of its registry and stud book to four trainers who have racked up high-profile drug positives over the last several years, the organization announced Wednesday, using a rule it has enforced intermittently since ...
April 18, 2017
The racing industry needs to focus far more of its efforts and resources in combating illegal drug use, according to speakers at the Association of Racing Commissioners International annual conference on Tuesday.
The two-time champion turf mare Tepin has been retired, with her connections citing a lack of enthusiasm in her recent training.
April 14, 2017
Caren, a four-time stakes winner last season, was named the 2016 Canadian Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old filly on Thursday night at the 42nd annual Sovereign Awards ceremony in Toronto.
April 12, 2017
Twelve congressmen have signed a letter sent to the Department of the Treasury supporting a change to the tax code that would be highly favorable to horseplayers, according to the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, which has lobbied for the change.
Equestricon, LLC announced Wednesday a partnership with Horse Country, Inc. that will bring the organization and eight of its most recognizable Kentucky-based member farms to the Saratoga Springs City Center August 14-15 for the first international ...
April 10, 2017
Santa Anita concluded the winter-spring portion of its six-month meeting Sunday with mixed results in attendance and handle figures.
H.W. Salty Roberts, the founder of the Race Track Chaplaincy of America, died Friday morning at a hospice near his home in Cooper City, Fla., according to the organization. Roberts was 85.
April 09, 2017
Dortmund, the winner of the 2015 Santa Anita Derby and five other stakes, has run his last race.