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Friday Crown Drivers, Odds Set

October 19, 2011:

Final driver changes and morning line odds have been posted for the two-year-old Breeders Crown eliminations which will highlight Woodbine Racetrack's Friday, October 21 program of racing...read on

Katz On Buying And Breeding The Best

October 19, 2011:

Marvin Katz and his business partner Al Libfeld have been collecting high quality trotting broodmares for years. Their exquisite taste in bloodlines often had them bidding on six-figure yearlings. About six years ago the pair decided to change the way they do business...read on

Takter On His 'Peelers' Crown Rationale

October 19, 2011:

Jimmy Takter surprised many in the racing world yesterday when it was announced that he had entered his pacing dynamo See You At Peelers to contest this weekend's Breeders Crown eliminations at Woodbine Racetrack, but it was the headline-grabbing filly that had done the real surprising earlier that morning...read on

Daley: 'Shyster' Has A Legit Shot At Crown

October 19, 2011:

It is not commonplace to hear horseman Dan Daley singing the praises of one of his charges in the horse racing trade media, so when he does people should probably listen. “I don’t usually go to the Breeders Crown unless I’ve got a legitimate shot," he told the Vernon Downs media office, "and I think he does so we’re going to race him.”...read on

Day Exits 'Racino Now'

October 18, 2011:

Former Minnesota Senator Dick Day, the front man for pro-racetrack gaming expansion organization 'Racino Now,' stepped away from the organization earlier this month to pursue another venture....read on

Ohio VLT Application Process Opens

October 18, 2011:

On Monday, October 17, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed an order which officially opened the licensing-application period for gaming operators seeking video lottery terminals in the state...read on

Newlin Talks Handle, Attendance

October 18, 2011:

"The industry, as a whole, should be promoting the game of pari-mutuel wagering, which is one of the purest forms of gambling. It's you versus me."...read on

Quinn Breaks Silence On Gaming Expansion

October 17, 2011:

Members of both the Illinois racing community and the state senate have been waiting quite a while for Governor Pat Quinn to officially comment on the expanded gaming bill for the state. Quinn broke his silence on Monday, October 17, and those in the horse racing industry probably didn't want to hear what he had to say...read on

Hamm Feature In National Magazine

October 14, 2011:

Standardbred horsemen Roger Hamm is featured in the current edition of Sportsnet Magazine, now on newsstands across Canada...read on

Gural Gets Key 'Okay' For Big M

October 14, 2011:

Jeff Gural has received an important green light from the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority in regard to his vision for the new Meadowlands Racetrack...read on

Crown Still Up In The Air For 'Peelers'

October 14, 2011:

After having been away from charted races since September 4 due to a heart issue, See You At Peelers, the queen of this year's three-year-old female pacing class, made her return to the track Friday, October 14 during Freehold Raceway's qualifying session...read on

Trois-Rivières To Be Seized, Auctioned?

October 13, 2011:

The City of Trois-Rivières has issued an ultimatum to Senator Paul Massicotte in regard to his now-defunct raceway, Sulky Trois-Rivières...read on

Crown Supplements, Entries Due Soon

October 13, 2011:

With most of harness racing's coveted divisional titles still up for grabs, the $6 million, 12-race Breeders Crown at Woodbine Racetrack is the final setting to secure year-end honours...read on

Wallacetown Fair To Race Under Lights

September 23, 2011:

Wallacetown Fair Director of Racing John Lilley has announced the conditions and classes for the fair's program of live racing, which is scheduled for Friday, September 30. Lilley has also explained that some adjustments have been made this year to try to entice a younger demographic to the races...read on

Millions Dedicated To T-Bred Plan

August 16, 2011:

Following the release of a comprehensive report by consulting firm McKinsey & Company, The Jockey Club has announced a multi-million-dollar, nine-part plan for the betterment of thoroughbred horse racing and...read on


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