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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

"We're Not Going To Interfere"

December 15, 2011:

New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association President John Forbes has gone on the record as saying that his organization would have no qualms with the Meadowlands Racetrack simulcasting out-of-state thoroughbred races or hosting live...read on

Option On Table In Monmouth Impasse

December 15, 2011:

It appears as though there might be a viable option in play regarding the impasse between the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and the state government which has left the future of Monmouth Park and the New Jersey thoroughbred industry in limbo...read on

Quinn Breaks Silence On Gaming Expansion

October 17, 2011:

Members of both the Illinois racing community and the state senate have been waiting quite a while for Governor Pat Quinn to officially comment on the expanded gaming bill for the state. Quinn broke his silence on Monday, October 17, and those in the horse racing industry probably didn't want to hear what he had to say...read on

Running Aces Requesting Six Dates

July 25, 2011:

Officials with Running Aces have announced that the track will be requesting to add six race dates to replace the 12 days lost during the government shutdown...read on

Reps. Still Pushing For Minn. Racino

July 18, 2011:

Although a tentative state budget was agreed to in Minnesota this past Friday, Representatives may reject the deal if there are not stipulations for a racino at Canterbury Park for thoroughbreds, according to a report...read on

Progress In Minnesota

July 15, 2011:

According to a report, Minnesota thoroughbred raceway Canterbury Park has said that it is hoping to salvage its racing meet this coming Thursday, after a tentative state budget agreement was reached Friday...read on

Minn. Judge Denies Tracks' Request

July 15, 2011:

According to a report, on Thursday, July 14 a judge in Minnesota denied requests from Running Aces and Canterbury Park to reassess ruling which have caused the raceways to remain closed due to a...read on

"My Horse Needs A Job"

July 14, 2011:

On Wednesday, July 14, a large crowd of horsepeople, racetrack workers, family members and politicians congregated at Canterbury Park in an effort to get live racing at Minnesota raceways up and running once again...read on

Minn. Horsepeople Compensated

July 13, 2011:

Two full weeks of racing programs have now been cancelled due to the current Minnesota state government shutdown, including the layoff of the Minnesota Racing Commission employees required to conduct racing...read on

Running Aces Forced To Cancel Again

July 5, 2011:

Live racing at Minnesota's Running Aces Harness Park scheduled for tonight (Tuesday, July 5) have been cancelled, which marks the third consecutive cancellation of a scheduled live program...read on

"I'd Like To See The FBI Get Involved"

May 25, 2011:

Prior to the 136th running of the Preakness Stakes this past weekend at Maryland's Pimlico Race Course, NBC's Bob Costas had the chance to interview Barry Irwin, the head of Team Valor, which owns Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom...read on

Allen On Alberta Downs

May 24, 2011:

“If the government allows home betting that will be a big help. Then we might have a chance.”...read on

More On ATSS Funding Crisis

May 17, 2011:

Atlantic Standardbred Breeders Association Executive Director Lynne MacLennan and Horse Racing New Brunswick Executive Director Jeff Malloy have both gone on the record in regard to the funding shortfall which has seen the...read on


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