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Politicians, Public To Support NJ Racing?

October 12, 2011:

What does the future hold for the acres which make up Perretti Farms? Are more politicians agreeing that New Jersey's horse racing industry has to be supported? Will positive poll results lead to public support for sports wagering in the state?...read on

Canterbury To Resume Operations Thursday

July 21, 2011:

On Wednesday, July 20, Canterbury Park announced it will resume Card Casino, simulcast and live racing operations on Thursday, July 21 after a 20-day suspension of its operations due to a budget impasse which triggered a shutdown of state government beginning July 1...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 Appeals To Race

July 7, 2011:

Although Running Aces Harness Park has now been completely shut down for one full week due to a State of Minnesota budget impasse between the Governor and the Legislature, the track has joined thoroughbred counterpart Canterbury Park in a ‘motion for reconsideration’...read on

Christie Vetoes NJ Purse Subsidy

July 4, 2011:

On Friday, July 1, calling it a 'haphazard allocation that defies reason or logic,' New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vetoed the minutes of the June 29, 2011 meeting of the New Jersey Racing Commission for its approval of $15 million in subsidies to augment horse racing purses...read on

Canterbury To Suspend Operations?

June 15, 2011:

On Wednesday, June 15, Canterbury Park Holding Corporation reported that it may be forced to suspend substantially all of its operations on July 1, 2011 if the current budget impasse between Minnesota...read on

Governor Quinn On Illinois Gaming Bill

June 2, 2011:

The salvation of slots-infused purses in the state of Illinois is now in the hands of one man, Governor Pat Quinn. He has remained silent on the House and Senate-passed Bill 744 which will see state racetracks be turned into racinos, until now...read on

Christie Comments On Meadowlands Impasse

April 15, 2011:

As the clock continues to tick in regard to the future of the Meadowlands Racetrack, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has gone on the record regarding the inaction of the union representing the track's pari-mutuel tellers...read on

IL Senate 'OKs' Track Slots

December 2, 2010:

The Illinois state Senate, by a 31-20 vote, yesterday approved a huge gambling expansion bill including slots at tracks and a casino in Chicago...read on

Christie Waffles On Slots At Tracks

February 8, 2010:

Last week, when asked twice if slot machines might be in New Jersey racetracks' futures, governor Chris Christie gave what can only be described as a vague answer...read on

Optimism For NJ Gaming?

February 3, 2010:

A report out of New Jersey has stated that governor Chris Christie will today construct a commission to find solutions to the state's sports and entertainment industries, which have been in a state o decline over the past years...read on


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