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T-Bred Signal Impasse Looming

December 1, 2011:

According to a report, the Woodbine Entertainment Group and Monarch Content Management have yet to reach a deal in regard to the rates WEG will have to pay on some select U.S. simulcast signals. As a result, Canadian handicappers may be shut out of wagering on races from Gulfstream Park and Tampa Bay Downs when their live meets open this Saturday...read on

NYGA Formed For Table Games Push

November 28, 2011:

According to a report, racetracks in the state of New York have banded together to form the New York Gaming Association. The purpose of the association is to work with state leaders to push for a constitutional amendment which would legalize table gaming at the raceways...read on

WEG Keen To Add Sports Betting

November 24, 2011:

The wheels are in motion to legalize single-game sports wagering in Canada, and WEG’s CEO Nick Eaves believes Woodbine and Mohawk are logical places for a sports betting facility...read on

Trio Charged In Down Under Probe

November 24, 2011:

The New South Wales Police Force has announced that three individuals have been charged in relation to the ongoing investigation into corruption in the harness racing industry down under...read on

BHA To Announce Hearing Verdicts

November 22, 2011:

The British Horseracing Authority has announced the date that it will announce its decision in regard to the disciplinary hearings it conducted earlier this fall against four jockeys and one jockey-turned-trainer...read on

Georgia Gov. Against Gaming Expansion

November 21, 2011:

It has been reported that Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has told individuals looking to get pari-mutuel wagering legalized in the state that he will not support gaming expansion...read on

QJC Applies For 2012 Race Dates

November 21, 2011:

The Quebec Jockey Club has applied to provincial regulators for 10 racing days at Hippodrome de Quebec in March and April, a requirement for maintaining its provincial licence for internet betting through HorsePlayer Interactive in 2012, general manager Vincent Trudel said in a statement today on the QJC website...read on

NJ Gaming Expansion Discussed

November 16, 2011:

“Sports betting, while beneficial to the state, is another Band Aid for racing…” Perretti Farms Marketing Director Bob Marks has been quoted as saying. “Racing must get introspective and examine its product to determine its viability to the general public…Sports betting probably won’t happen for the next few years, given the hurdles involved.”...read on

Sportsbooks To Canadian Racetracks?

November 3, 2011:

The legalization of sports wagering is currently a front-line topic in the New Jersey horse racing industry. During a November 8 referendum, residents will weigh in on the issue which could eventually help solve horse racing's purse issues in the Garden State...read on

51st Levy Settled, BHA Not Happy

November 1, 2011:

In Britain, bookmakers and the Horseracing Betting Levy Board have reached a £72.4-million deal for the 51st edition of the betting levy, and, according to a report, the British Horseracing Authority is not too pleased about its end of the bargain...read on

NJ Referendum Just Days Away

October 31, 2011:

On November 8, residents of New Jersey will be asked via referendum whether or not they would like to see the legalization of sports wagering in the state. Although a positive vote is just the first of many steps before the motion becomes reality, one law school professor believes...read on

Still Hope For Racinos In Illinois

October 27, 2011:

According to a report, a political standoff between Illinois Senate President John Cullerton and Governor Pat Quinn could very well see racino gaming become a reality if the state wishes for any type of gaming expansion...read on

Corruption Hearing Starts Thursday

October 24, 2011:

After having gone through quite a public row last week over its new and ultimately modified whipping rule, the British Horseracing Authority is set to deal with more dirty laundry this week, as 13 individuals, including jockeys and horse owners, are set to go on the defensive regarding race-fixing allegations...read on

Takter On His 'Peelers' Crown Rationale

October 19, 2011:

Jimmy Takter surprised many in the racing world yesterday when it was announced that he had entered his pacing dynamo See You At Peelers to contest this weekend's Breeders Crown eliminations at Woodbine Racetrack, but it was the headline-grabbing filly that had done the real surprising earlier that morning...read on

Daley: 'Shyster' Has A Legit Shot At Crown

October 19, 2011:

It is not commonplace to hear horseman Dan Daley singing the praises of one of his charges in the horse racing trade media, so when he does people should probably listen. “I don’t usually go to the Breeders Crown unless I’ve got a legitimate shot," he told the Vernon Downs media office, "and I think he does so we’re going to race him.”...read on


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