Industry News

September 26, 2017
Paul Schosberg, a former leader of New York Thoroughbred Breeders Inc. and the father of New York-based trainer Richard Schosberg, died on Monday following complications from surgery related to cancer.
The New York Gaming Commission has revoked the license of a former clocker of the New York Racing Association for at least 10 years for his participation in a scheme to give a jockey agent access to racing records.
September 21, 2017
A federal judge in Indiana has ruled that the state racing commission's jail rule preventing claimed horses from racing outside of Indiana for 60 days after a claim is a violation of the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
September 15, 2017
The chairman of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission late on Friday poured cold water on a joint announcement earlier in the day by Keeneland and Churchill Downs about their plans to apply to the commission for licenses for two new gambling facilities ...
Fred Hertrich III, the owner of Watercress Farm in Paris, Ky., has been elected as chairman of the board of Breeders’ Cup Ltd., the organization announced on Friday after a board meeting.
Keeneland and Churchill Downs Inc. plan to partner on the construction of two new facilities in Kentucky near the border with Tennessee featuring short Quarter Horse and Standardbred race meets and hundreds of slot machine-like devices.
September 13, 2017
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has filed a notice of appeal with the Franklin Circuit Court to challenge a recent ruling involving the trainer Graham Motion that raised issues with the state's absolute-insurer rule.
September 12, 2017
Jorge Navarro, who on Sunday won his fifth consecutive Monmouth Park training title, and horse owner Randal Gindi, who races as Monster Racing Stables, has each been fined $5,000 by the Monmouth Park stewards for "conduct extremely detrimental to racing."
September 07, 2017
Because it is considered a fair meeting, Los Alamitos will have higher takeout rates at its September meet, which begins Thursday, than at its other Thoroughbred meetings this year.
The Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission has adopted a rule that will make horses who have tested positive for illegal substances ineligible to race for as long as 90 days after the positive test has been confirmed.