January 09, 2018
Stan Fulton, an entrepreneur whose interests in gambling led him to purchase a New Mexico racetrack and several horses that went on to top-class careers, died on Jan. 4 in Las Vegas.
January 08, 2018
It was said during Monday’s funeral for Hall of Fame trainer Jack Van Berg that he had a hand in planning his own service. By all accounts, it was Van Berg’s final winner.
January 05, 2018
Jason Frakes of the Louisville Courier-Journal, the freelance writer Denise Steffanus, and the photographer Nancy Rokos have been named winners of Eclipse Awards for media categories, the administrators of the awards announced late on Friday.
Daily Racing Form has been granted an advance-deposit wagering (ADW) license by the Oregon Racing Commission in advance of the new DRF Bets platform launch in mid-February.
Equestricon, the racing-fan convention that was held for the first time last year, will be held in 2018 in Louisville, Ky., just prior to the Breeders’ Cup at Churchill Downs in that city, the event’s organizers have announced.
Handle on U.S. horse races in 2017 rose slightly compared with the year prior as the number of races held at U.S. tracks continued to decline, according to year-end figures released Friday by Equibase.
January 03, 2018
Hawthorne's fall-winter meet that ended last week saw increases in average daily handle and handle per race but saw declines in gross handle and handle per starter when compared with the comparable 2016 season.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has opened voting for the organization’s “Moment of the Year,” a contest it launched in 1999 to commemorate the sport’s most distinctive events of the preceding year.
January 02, 2018
Frank Stronach, the Austrian emigrant who made a fortune in Canada in auto parts and who has operated at the top of the Thoroughbred racing and breeding industry in North America for more than two decades, has been named the latest recipient of the ...
Turf Paradise in Phoenix will suspend phone betting by Arizona citizens on its races as of Jan. 9, citing the cannibalization of its ontrack handle and wagering through its in-state off-track betting network.