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"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

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

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

Repole: Care More About The Customer

November 1, 2011:

It is understandable to be focused solely on your horses when you are getting ready to start a pair of charges in a $5-million horse race. And although owner Mike Repole is paying close attention to his starters, he is also taking the opportunity to make his voice heard in regard to what the industry is doing wrong...read on

More Talks Scheduled Over Whipping

October 31, 2011:

According to a report, renewed talks are scheduled for Tuesday, November 1 between the British Horseracing Authority and the Professional Jockeys Association in regard to the ongoing disagreement between jockeys and the BHA over a controversial new whipping rule...read on

Another Twist In Maryland

October 31, 2011:

Earlier this year, the Maryland Jockey Club agreed to a legislative plan to allow Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course to pay operating expenses from slot machine proceeds which had been earmarked for building upgrades...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

DePinto Could Double Down in Crown

October 28, 2011:

Sam DePinto is harness racing's proof that size doesn't matter --- stable size...read on

Siblings Take Brother Act To Crown

October 28, 2011:

Two brothers, separated by 363 days in age, have one goal in mind. For Mario and Ben Baillargeon, it’s all relative, as they team up to take a shot at Breeders Crown glory...read on

Butters Appointed In BC

October 28, 2011:

British Columbia's Horse Racing Industry Management Committee has named Brian Butters its Director of Sustainability of Horse Racing....read on

Gate Speed "A Blessing And A Curse"

October 27, 2011:

She slayed the giant in Kentucky, and on Saturday night Big McDeal will try to close out her season with a big win in the Breeders Crown Two-Year-Old Filly Pace...read on

Bloomberg Supports NYC Carriage Industry

October 27, 2011:

Animal activists have been back on the offensive for a ban since a carriage horse recently collapsed and died in New York City. Coming to the defense of the carriage horse industry, Mayor Michael Bloomberg fired back and didn't leave any question as to how he feels about the subject...read on


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