Industry News

August 03, 2017
Despite an additional day of racing, ontrack wagering and all-sources live handle wagering for the 11-day 2017 California State Fair meet at Sacramento declined over the 10-day 2016 meet totals.
August 02, 2017
A committee of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission voted on Tuesday to recommend approval of a plan by Kentucky Downs to allow New Jersey customers of an exchange-wagering company to bet on the track’s races, but not before the plan satisfied three ...
August 01, 2017
New Mexico has barred three Quarter Horse trainers who were recently suspended by the Texas Racing Commission for Class 1 racing positives.
July 27, 2017
Penn National Gaming Inc., the owner of 29 racetracks and casinos across the U.S., had net income of $17.1 million in the second quarter of 2017, according to financial statements released Thursday, as interest payments on a large debt continued to ...
July 26, 2017
The Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission has upheld a decision by Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Pa., to ban trainer Eduardo Rojas, who is married to a trainer who recently was convicted on 14 charges of misbranding drugs and conspiracy ...
July 25, 2017
The Stronach Group has asked the Massachusetts state legislature to give the state gambling commission more power to change simulcasting and account-wagering laws in order to pave the way for a proposed partnership on a Thoroughbred meet at the defunct ...
The 2017 Saratoga meet has gotten out of the gates strong from a business standpoint, with all-sources handle up 6.6 percent for the first four days of the meet compared to last year.
The parent company of Daily Racing Form has been sold to Z Capital Partners, a private equity management company, the two parties announced on Tuesday.
The nomination deadline for the second North American edition of the Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards is approaching, with the nominations closing Aug. 1 at 5 p.m. Eastern.
July 21, 2017
The 2018 Southern California racing calendar will be largely unchanged from this year if racing and track executives have their say, according to a 90-minute discussion of the California Horse Racing Board’s dates committee Friday at Del Mar.