Industry News

June 27, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court decided on Tuesday that it will hear an appeal by the state of New Jersey in its bid to legalize sports betting within its borders.
June 26, 2017
The New York Gaming Commission on Monday approved a rule formalizing a requirement that third-party veterinarians administer the legal raceday medication furosemide, but only after 10 minutes of discussion over whether the commission should reconsider ...
The top officials of The Jockey Club, the North American International Cataloging Standards Committee, and the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Associations have sent letters to the head of the Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission raising ...
June 23, 2017
In his lab at the University of California-Davis, Dr. Scott Stanley sorts through immense stores of data obtained from an analysis of blood samples collected from horses over the past year. The data, he hopes, will one day give the racing industry a ...
June 21, 2017
The XBTV Aftercare Film Festival will launch July 1 as part of an ongoing industry effort to highlight the importance of aftercare in the Thoroughbred racing ecosystem.
June 20, 2017
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Tuesday voted to accept a settlement with former chief state steward John Veitch that will remove a one-year suspension from his record.
Churchill Downs plans to build a new stand-alone facility at its Trackside training center in Louisville to house 650 historical horse-racing machines, with a planned opening in the late summer or fall of next year.
June 19, 2017
Churchill Downs Inc. has asked the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission for approval to add devices resembling slot machines to its flagship racetrack in Louisville, according to an agenda distributed by the commission on Monday.
For the first time since 2011, the Golden Gate Fields winter-spring meet showed increases in both attendance and ontrack handle.
It is far from the best of times for California racing as the sport returns to its roots beginning Thursday when the Northern California fair racing season starts with the Oak Tree at Pleasanton meeting.