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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

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

WMR Organizers Thrilled With First Meet

October 12, 2011:

"I think it was very well received by the community and it's too bad we couldn't keep it going a little longer. We had great crowds, a lot of wagers. I think it all exceeded our expectations."...read on

Rosecroft Purchase Finalized

February 28, 2011:

On Monday, February 28, Penn National Gaming completed its transaction to purchase Rosecroft Raceway, thus completing the track’s Chapter 11 reorganization plan which called for the sale of substantially all of the assets of...read on

WEG, HBPA Sign Five-Year Agreement

February 18, 2011:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group and the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario have signed an agreement ensuring 167 dates of thoroughbred racing at Woodbine Racetrack every year for the next five...read on

RCR Applies To Add Race Dates

February 17, 2011:

The Ontario Racing Commission has released a notice to the industry, circulated for public comment, regarding an application received from Rideau Carleton...read on

Job Losses Coming At Suffolk Downs?

February 8, 2011:

According to a report, the president of the union which represents workers at Suffolk Downs has warned that the jobs of the members could be put at risk if the contract for live racing at the track this year is not worked out...read on

Rideau: We Are Cleared For Racing

February 8, 2011:

On Tuesday, February 8, Rideau Carleton Raceway released its second announcement in regard to the state of the judges' gondola at the facility. The track has stated that live racing will be resuming shortly...read on

More On Rideau Cancellations, Gondola Situation

February 4, 2011:

Ontario Racing Commission Executive Director John Blakney, National Capital Region Harness Horse Association Director John MacMillan and Rideau Carleton Raceway have commented on the situation surrounding the state of the ORC judge's gondola at Rideau Carleton Raceway, which has caused the cancellation of scheduled race dates...read on

Rideau’s Thursday, Sunday Live Cards Cancelled Due To ORC Concern

February 2, 2011:

Rideau Carleton Raceway has been forced to cancel its scheduled card of live racing for Thursday, February 3 and will not be conducting a draw for its card of live racing on Sunday, February 6...read on

Hanson Comments On Gov. Christie’s Actions

February 2, 2011:

Jon Hanson, advisor to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and architect of the controversial ‘Hanson Report,’ has commented on the actions Gov. Christie has taken so far in regard to the state’s casino and horse racing...read on

Proposed Bill Would Put Determination Of Dates In Hands Of SBOANJ

January 20, 2011:

A bill being introduced in committee on Thursday, January 20 would legislate that the horsemen of New Jersey dictate the number of racing dates each year at Freehold...read on

Meadowlands Releases Schedule Through August; Multiple Stakes Cancelled

January 10, 2011:

The 81-date main harness meet at the Meadowlands Racetrack will run through Saturday, August 20 with a month-long break in the schedule during April...read on

Northlands To Host Live Racing In February?

January 7, 2011:

According to information released today by the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association, Northlands Park in Edmonton approached ASHA about the possibility of eight live standardbred race dates at the track in the month of February...read on


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