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NJ Racetrack Slots Bills Submitted

December 7, 2011:

Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced two pieces of legislation which would allow New Jersey racetracks to include slot machines as part of their operation...read on

Onondaga Legislature Behind Wilmot

December 7, 2011:

On Tuesday, December 6, the Onondaga County Legislature in New York State voted 11-8 in favour of a non-binding approval for prospective racino developer Paul Wilmot to seek the state's eighth and final harness racing licence...read on

Demystifying Exchange Wagering

December 1, 2011:

The concept of exchange wagering confuses some. Others wonder how the racetrack, exchange operator and successful punter make money off the wagering venture....read on

Geisinger's Open Letter On GA Bill

December 1, 2011:

Representative Harry Geisinger has penned an open letter to the residents of Georgia in an effort to get people behind his push for a constitutional amendment in order to pave the way for the legalization of pari-mutuel horse-racing wagering in the state...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

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

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

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

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

“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

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


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