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Pena Files Lawsuit Over 'Big M' Barring

January 6, 2012:

According to a report, the Meadowlands Racetrack's 2011 leading trainer, Lou Pena, has filed suit against the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and Jeff Gural after the track opted to bar the conditioner from entering his horses at the famed East Rutherford, NJ oval...read on

Good Dec. For U.S. T-Bred Wagering

January 5, 2012:

Equibase has released the U.S. thoroughbred wagering numbers from December 2011. Those numbers have revealed that wagering for the month was up from the same time in 2010. The positive wagering number marks the first year-over-year increase since November of 2009...read on

Veitch Files Appeal Over Dismissal

December 1, 2011:

After having been fired by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission earlier this week, former chief racing steward John Veitch has filed an appeal...read on

Monmouth Handle Way Up Over '09

November 14, 2011:

It has been reported that the handle this year at Monmouth Park is down from its 2010 Elite Meet, but that it is up almost 50 per cent in comparison to 2009, when the races and purse structure were roughly the same...read on

Change Comes From Life At Ten Fiasco

October 18, 2011:

On Monday, October 17, the Breeders' Cup and the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission announced that they have implemented changes to their communications to ensure that a situation like what occurred in the 2010 Breeders' Cup with Life At Ten does not happen again...read on

KHRC's Veitch Ruling Months Away

July 4, 2011:

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's hearing regarding the actions of its chief steward, John Veitch, concluded late last week. The 66-year-old Hall of Fame trainer defended his actions in the final day of the hearing and stated that his family's reputation was on the line...read on

Vets Talk During Day 2 Of KHRC Hearing

June 30, 2011:

Day 2 of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's hearing into the alleged inaction of its chief steward, John Veitch, heard testimony from commission veterinarians into what did and did not transpire before Life At Ten loaded into the gate to contest the...read on

Veitch Speaks During Kentucky Hearing

June 29, 2011:

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission hearing into the alleged inaction of its chief state steward, John Veitch, got underway on Tuesday, June 29...read on

Strong Numbers For Belmont Coverage

June 13, 2011:

According to a report, overnight ratings from Neilsen Media Research indicate that viewership of NBC's Saturday, June 11 coverage of the Belmont Stakes is up considerably over last year's broadcast...read on

AC Casino Profit Margin In Free-Fall

April 5, 2011:

When it comes to the current woes in the New Jersey gaming industry, many chose to focus primarily on the hard times the racing sector has been facing as of late. It is known that Atlantic City casinos have been feeling the pressure as well, and their overall 2010 numbers sure reflect that...read on

Praise For Up-And-Coming Driver

March 23, 2011:

Although he has limited experience in charted races, many are singing the praises of 17-year-old Joe Bongiorno. “I’ve basically seen all of the top drivers in the country and he (Bongiorno) is as advanced...read on

2010 Symposium Transcripts Now Online

March 7, 2011:

The University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program is pleased to announce the transcripts and PowerPoint presentations from the 2010 Symposium on Racing & Gaming are now available...read on

Atlantic Harness Racing Symposium Agenda Announced, Catherine Willson Confirmed

March 4, 2011:

Equine law expert Catherine Willson has been confirmed to attend and participate in the Atlantic Harness Racing Symposium which will be held in Saint John, New Brunswick from March 11 to March 13...read on

Who Will Win Ontario Driving Championship?

March 2, 2011:

Western Fair Raceway has introduced a contest on its Facebook page which allows fans to select which driver they think will win the upcoming Ontario Driving Championship on Friday, March 11 at the London, Ont. racetrack...read on

New York Handle Steady

February 11, 2011:

New York’s total racetrack facility handle was virtually unchanged in 2010, a positive indicator in the face of nationwide declining trends, state officials say...read on


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