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Day Lobbying For Running Aces Slots

January 11, 2012:

It was announced in early October of last year that former Minnesota Senator Dick Day was walking away from 'Racino Now,' a mainly thoroughbred pro-racino lobbying effort in the state. Now, Day is back in the picture, but now solely behind slots for the Running Aces Harness Park...read on

Conditional Dates For Fort Erie

December 20, 2011:

Further to the notice to the industry issued August 15, 2011, the director of the Ontario Racing Commission is providing notice of the conditional 2012 live and simulcast race date schedule for Fort Erie Race Track...read on

Report: Monmouth Deal Reached

December 20, 2011:

According to a report, a deal was reached at roughly 10:30 p.m. on Monday, December 19 which will see live thoroughbred racing continue at New Jersey's Monmouth Park in 2012...read on

NJ T-Breds Coming Back To Big M?

December 19, 2011:

It has been reported that New Jersey's thoroughbred horsemen are expected to make a bid on a lease for Monmouth Park in the near future, and that a 141-date meet is being proposed for 'earned-purse' racing. The report also explains that it has been proposed that thoroughbred racing return to the Meadowlands...read on

New Monmouth Deal On The Table

December 19, 2011:

On Friday, December 16, New Jersey thoroughbred horsemen and the office of Governor Chris Christie laid out details for a new Monmouth Park deal after a lease agreement for the state-owned track to real estate executive Morris Bailey fell through following a dispute with the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association...read on

Yonkers Applies For 238 Race Dates In 2012

December 13, 2011:

Yonkers Raceway has submitted its live harness schedule for 2012, comprised of 238 programs...read on

Seiling Pens Open Letter

December 12, 2011:

Ontario Racing Commission Chair Rod Seiling has issued an open letter to the industry, a follow-up to his March, 2011 invitation for the industry to get involved in efforts to revitalize racing...read on

Scarborough Downs Gets 2012 Dates

November 30, 2011:

It has been reported that Scarborough Downs has narrowly avoided a race-date cut for its 2012 season of live racing. "I agonize over making this recommendation," Maine Harness Racing Commission Executive Director Henry Jackson has been quoted as saying. "But every year I sit at this table and outline to the commission my concerns about a depleting horse supply."...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

2012 Ontario Race Dates Approved

November 18, 2011:

Further to the notice to the industry issued October 7, 2011 regarding the conditional approval of the 2012 race dates, and following consideration of the applications received to vary the 2012 schedule, the director of the Ontario Racing Commission has provided notice of the final decision regarding the 2012 live and simulcast race date schedule of the Ontario Racing Program...read on

EPR Race Date Change

November 2, 2011:

Trot Insider has learned that the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission has signed off on a race date switch for Exhibition Park Raceway...read on

Racino Now Names Day's Replacement

October 27, 2011:

After having seen figurehead Dick Day depart the organization to pursue other opportunities, Racino Now, a racino lobbying group in the state of Minnesota, has announced Day's replacement...read on

Dutrow Not Done Yet

October 17, 2011:

According to a report, controversial and highly successful thoroughbred trainer Rick Dutrow may soon be coming to a racetrack near you...read on

Wallacetown Fair To Race Under Lights

September 23, 2011:

Wallacetown Fair Director of Racing John Lilley has announced the conditions and classes for the fair's program of live racing, which is scheduled for Friday, September 30. Lilley has also explained that some adjustments have been made this year to try to entice a younger demographic to the races...read on

Bleeder Restrictions Recommended

August 25, 2011:

Earlier this week, the Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council made a recommendation to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission in regard to bleeder medications and the use of lasix...read on


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