Industry News

April 01, 2017
Classic Empire was a slight favorite after the first of three days of betting into Pool 4 of the 2017 Kentucky Derby Future Wager.
March 31, 2017
Two gambling bills with repercussions for the racing industry are making their way separately through the Florida legislature, but the vast differences between the bills makes the fate of gambling legislation uncertain.
March 30, 2017
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday unanimously approved the sale of the East Boston property of Suffolk Downs to a real-estate development company in a transaction that is expected to allow racing and simulcasting to continue at the site ...
Stakeholders in the inaugural $12 million Pegasus Would Cup are scheduled to meet with officials of The Stronach Group on Friday and Saturday at Gulfstream Park in Florida to receive their disbursement of revenue from the race and discuss the 2018 ...
The International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses will hold its first conference in Washington on May 17-18.
Churchill Downs Inc., one of the most influential racing companies in the U.S., has rejoined the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, seven years after dropping out of the organization.
March 29, 2017
A public-comment period on proposed new rules for the tax treatment of parimutuel winnings expires on Thursday, and 4,000 comments in support of the rules have been logged so far, according to an official with the association that organized the ...
The Downs at Albuquerque has boosted the purse of its signature race for Thoroughbreds to $200,000, according to a Wednesday announcement of the track's $2.5 million stakes schedule. The track opens its meet for Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses on June ...
Dan Dufford, the stakes coordinator at Monmouth Park, died in his sleep following a short illness on Tuesday at age 66.
Saturday is the final nomination deadline for the New York Breeders’ Futurity series at Finger Lakes. A $150 fee will make a 2-year-old eligible for two races, the $200,000-estimated Futurity and one of two $100,000 preps, either the Aspirant for colts ...