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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

Lease For Big M Takeover Imminent?

November 30, 2011:

Prospective Meadowlands Racetrack operator Jeff Gural has gone on the record as saying that he hopes to sign a lease this coming Monday (December 5) to take over operating control of the East Rutherford, New Jersey raceway...read on

Stuck-In-Gate Horse Wins

November 29, 2011:

Docdor Chaser is not a household name. In fact, most folks wouldn’t know that Docdor Chaser is a horse, and a trotter at that....read on

Examining Sweden's Trotting Passion

November 25, 2011:

"I think the key thing with its popularity is that people love to bet, and with trotting, more than other forms of racing, or the lottery, you actually have quite a good chance of winning.”...read on

HRBC Releases Sale Results

November 24, 2011:

Harness Racing BC has released the results of its recently-conducted 2011 yearling and mixed sale...read on

Money To Be Directed To Illinois Tracks?

November 23, 2011:

A pair of recent articles in regard to the chess match which is the gaming expansion issue in the state of Illinois has reiterated Governor Pat Quinn's unwillingness to concede to what he perceives as a over-the-top expansion proposal. Although, a Quinn aid has gone on the record as saying that a compromise could be coming in the future...read on

NH Pols React To MA Expanded Gaming

November 23, 2011:

It didn't take proponents of gaming expansion in New Hampshire long to react to the announcement that Massachusetts, the state directly to its south, will be introducing three casinos and one slot-machine emporium within its borders...read on

BHA To Announce Hearing Verdicts

November 22, 2011:

The British Horseracing Authority has announced the date that it will announce its decision in regard to the disciplinary hearings it conducted earlier this fall against four jockeys and one jockey-turned-trainer...read on

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

Indiana Racing Has Big Economic Impact

November 21, 2011:

A recent study by Purdue University has determined that the equine industry in the state of Indiana carries a $2-billion per-year economic impact...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

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

New 'Luck' Trailer Released; Premiere Announced

November 21, 2011:

In addition to releasing a new trailer, HBO has announced the official date for when its new horse-racing series, 'Luck,' will be premiering...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

PA AG Secretary On Harrisburg Sale

November 17, 2011:

Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary George Greig has gone on the record in regard to the recently-concluded standardbred horse sales in Harrisburg...read on


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