Industry News

November 13, 2017
The New York Racing Association and New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association are starting a program that will make it less expensive for owners and trainers to race at the Aqueduct winter and spring meets from Dec. 6 through March 31.
November 09, 2017
Three Illinois horsemen’s groups have filed a lawsuit with the circuit court of Cook County seeking to compel the Illinois legislature to fund an $11 million 2016 recapture payment debited this year from racing purse accounts in the state.
November 08, 2017
The Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission has suspended four trainers indefinitely for failing to comply with broad subpoenas in an investigation apparently focusing on hidden ownership and program trainers at Parx racetrack.
A federal jury in Louisiana has found a backstretch veterinarian and a compounding pharmacy guilty on several counts related to the sale and distribution of a powerful synthetic pain-killing drug to trainers in the state.
November 06, 2017
Wagering on the 13 races of the Breeders’ Cup this year, held on Friday and Saturday at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif., rose for the second straight year, with both years showing the strongest gains in the pools for multi-race wagers
November 04, 2017
Betting on the 13 Breeders’ Cup races held at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif., on Friday and Saturday was up 5.7 percent compared with last year and was the highest total since the 2013 event, according to charts of the races.
November 03, 2017
Handle on the four Breeders’ Cup races held on Friday at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif., was $31.5 million, according to the charts of the races, up 3.2 percent compared to the same four races last year.
November 02, 2017
The federal tax reform plan released on Thursday by Republicans contains a change to tax law that could limit the number of deductions used by a small number of horse players and other gamblers to offset or eliminate their gambling winnings, according ...
Daily Racing Form writer Matt Hegarty was among four honorees Thursday night at the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters Association annual awards dinner.
Churchill Downs Inc. had net income of $16.7 million in the third quarter of 2017, nearly double the net income of the third quarter last year, according to financial statements released late Wednesday by the company.