Industry News

February 25, 2017
The pick six paid $34,820 to four ticketholders at Santa Anita on Saturday, resulting in a two-day carryover of $29,846 in the single ticket jackpot pool for Sunday’s nine-race program.
February 24, 2017
Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore would need approximately $300 million in renovations to be “economically competitive” with the two other tracks that host Triple Crown races - Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., and Belmont Park on Long Island, New ...
A rule that will allow racetracks in California to use medication-based criteria to determine eligibility for races is re-opening the possibility that the Breeders’ Cup will attempt to implement event-specific medication rules when the Breeders’ Cup ...
There were no injuries to horses or humans reported as a result of a small fire in a tack room in barn 61 at Belmont Park on Thursday night.
Handle at all California racetracks sustained a significant decline in January, a month in which wet conditions plagued the sport throughout the state.
The Breeders’ Cup and Upper Right Marketing, a retail merchandising company, have signed a multiyear agreement making Upper Right the exclusive Breeders’ Cup retailer for its branded merchandise and apparel, the Breeders’ Cup announced on Thursday.
February 22, 2017
Due to an inordinate amount of snowfall in Vancouver in early February, opening day at Hastings has been moved back by one week. The 52-day meet was originally scheduled to begin on April 16 but will now start on April 23.
Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J., will run 33 stakes races this year with total purses of $3,725,000, down from 41 stakes scheduled for last year's meet with total purses of $4.65 million, according to a stakes schedule distributed by the track on ...
February 21, 2017
Trainer Otabek Umarov will have his suspension reduced from 10 years to five years under a settlement approved Tuesday by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.
Tickets for Equestricon, a horse racing convention, fan festival and trade show, will go on sale Friday at the event website, Equestricon.com.