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Legalized Historical Racing Requested

May 5, 2020:

It was announced on Tuesday, May 5 that Woodbine Entertainment, Ontario Racing and Racetracks of Canada have approached the Federal Government and have requested that Historical Horse Racing be legalized....read on

Racing Affected By US Midterms

November 7, 2018:

The 2018 U.S. midterm elections garnered a huge chunk of the American spotlight on Tuesday (Nov. 6), and certain aspects of the country’s racing sectors were affected by the outcome of some of the polling....read on

Harness Racing Back To Louisville?

September 5, 2018:

After over a quarter-century absence, harness racing may return to Louisville, Ky. in the near future — at least temporarily....read on

Colonial Downs Sold

April 26, 2018:

Revolutionary Racing and its partner, Peninsula Pacific, have purchased shuttered Virginia raceway Colonial Downs, and it is expected that live racing will return to the facility in the future....read on

Bryant Joins Derby City Gaming

April 19, 2018:

Churchill Downs has announced the hiring of Tim Bryant as president and general manager of Derby City Gaming, the $60 million state-of-the-art historical racing machine facility that is scheduled to open in Louisville this fall....read on

'Historical Racing' Bill Signed In Virginia

April 10, 2018:

On Monday (April 9), Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed House Bill 1609, which calls for the legalization of the operation of historical racing machines at Colonial Downs....read on

Instant Racing Bill To Virginia Governor

March 1, 2018:

In Virginia, House Bill 1609, which calls for the legalization of ‘instant racing’ terminals at the former Colonial Downs, was approved by the Senate after a 31-9 vote on Wednesday (February 28)....read on

‘Exacta Systems’ Coming To Red Mile

February 28, 2018:

On Wednesday (February 28), Exacta Systems announced that it has reached an agreement with the Keeneland-Red Mile Partnership to provide 300 Exacta Historic Horse Racing terminals at the Lexington, Kentucky-based Red Mile harness racetrack....read on

Ground Broken At ‘Derby City Gaming’

December 20, 2017:

On Wednesday (December 20), Churchill Downs Incorporated broke ground on its $60 million state-of-the-art historical racing machine (HRM) facility in Louisville. Churchill also unveiled the name and branding for the new facility, ‘Derby City Gaming.’...read on

Update On ‘Historical Racing’ In Kentucky

December 19, 2017:

Churchill Downs Incorporated has announced that on Wednesday (December 20) it will conduct a ground-breaking ceremony at one of its Louisville facilities that will ultimately feature ‘historical racing’ terminals....read on

Churchill, Keeneland Join Forces

September 15, 2017:

On Friday (September 15), Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ: CHDN) (“CDI”) and Keeneland Association, Inc. (“Keeneland”) announced a historic partnership to propose the construction of two new state-of-the-art racing facilities....read on

Historic Racing Proposed In NJ

June 17, 2017:

On Thursday (June 1) the Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Committee in New Jersey heard an informal presentation to discuss the merits of historic racing....read on

NJ Historical Racing Bill Introduced

January 31, 2017:

It has been announced that a ‘historic racing’ bill was introduced to the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey on January 9. The bill is being sponsored by Senators Richard J. Codey and Christopher ‘Kip’ Bateman....read on

Solid Handle For Red Mile Machines

November 2, 2016:

Last month (October), wagering on the historical horse racing machines at the Red Mile in Lexington, Kentucky was up 51 per cent compared to the same month as last year....read on

Gaming Parlour Starting To Roll

April 18, 2016:

The Red Mile’s chief financial officer, Shannon Cobb, has commented on the success of the ‘instant racing’ terminals that became operational at the Kentucky track roughly six months ago....read on


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