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Minn. County Board Endorses Racino Bill

November 22, 2011:

It has been reported that the board of Minnesota's Anoka County today (Tuesday, November 22) voted in favour of endorsing a bill which would see Running Aces Harness Park turned into a full-blown racino...read on

Support Growing For Minnesota Racino

November 21, 2011:

There has been a lot of reluctance within Minnesota's political realm over the past couple of years in regard to the introduction of racinos in the state. Although, according to a report, the tide could be turning...read on

SBOANJ Thanks Governor Christie

November 21, 2011:

Freehold horsemen have something to be thankful for this week – a purse increase...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

Gemmill Gets A Scare

November 18, 2011:

Recently, octogenarian trainer Ray Gemmill, who drove Guy Dominion to the first-ever race win at Fraser Downs on January 1, 1976, thought God had called his number while he was jogging one member of his three-horse stable...read on

"Not A Death Knell, But It's Not Good"

November 16, 2011:

The Quebec Jockey Club was blindsided by the revelation Hippodrome de Quebec would be "permanently unavailable" for horse racing after May 2, 2012, president Tony Infilise has said...read on

Standardbreds Involved In Traffic Accident

November 16, 2011:

Trucking horses to and from the track is not for the faint of heart --- just ask anyone that has done it. Near misses and close calls can be part of the experience. Unfortunately, fears became reality on Tuesday, November 15...read on

Anti-Gaming Zoning Bill Tabled In MD

November 16, 2011:

On Tuesday, November 15 in Maryland, the Prince George's County Council voted in favour of tabling a bill which would alter zoning laws and thus ban the implementation of expanded gaming in the county, which includes Rosecroft Raceway...read on

NYS OTWs Want Payment Adjustment

November 14, 2011:

Citing the fact that many races are contested in the afternoons, five of the off-track wagering organizations which operate in New York State have indicated that they want an adjustment to the payments they are forced to make to NY harness tracks...read on

NJ Pols Press On For Big M Slots

November 10, 2011:

Even though the residents of New Jersey threw their support behind the expanded gambling this week, which would ultimately result in subsidized purses for horse racing in the Garden State, that has not muffled the cry for the implementation of slot machines at the Meadowlands Racetrack...read on

NJ Residents Support Expanded Gaming

November 9, 2011:

Residents of New Jersey were asked yesterday via referendum how they felt about the legalization of sports wagering at the state's casinos and racetracks. And, to the pleasure of the New Jersey casino and horse racing industry, they let their feelings be known...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

“No One Ever Wants To Experience It"

November 2, 2011:

Although he’s never posted a world record, raced in the Ontario Sires Stakes program, or won in under 1:50, Whippet Good has certainly been a feel-good story for co-owner and trainer James De Chellis...read on

HHYF Announces Scholarship Initiative

November 1, 2011:

In an attempt to increase awareness of available scholarships, the Harness Horse Youth Foundation is launching an initiative to serve as a clearing house for harness racing-related grants...read on

Small Breeder, Big 'Crown' Influence

October 28, 2011:

Seth Rosenfeld has been in the harness game pretty much his entire life. His parents owned some champions in the 1970s and his uncle, Alan Leavitt, ran Lana Lobell Farms, which his family shared ownership in...read on


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