Industry News

September 27, 2017
Post time for the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 4 at Del Mar near San Diego will be 5:35 p.m. Pacific, or 8:35 p.m. Eastern, the Breeders’ Cup announced on Wednesday.
The number of betting outlets that will be compliant with voluntary tax revisions highly beneficial to horseplayers when the rules go into effect on Thursday remained in flux Wednesday as racing companies scrambled to get their bet-processing systems ...
The Jockeys' Guild, which represents Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse riders in North America, has added its voice to the debate over federal legislation seeking to establish a national overseer of the sport's medication policies, siding with the ...
September 26, 2017
Presenting a unified if relatively gloomy front, the remaining racetrack operators in Illinois were awarded 2018 racing dates by the Illinois Racing Board at a meeting Tuesday at the downtown James R. Thompson Center.
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.