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Ocean Downs Sale Finalized

January 5, 2017:

It was announced on Wednesday, January 4 that the deal to see the ownership of Ocean Downs change hands has been completed....read on

Glaucine Positives Overturned

June 29, 2016:

The Maryland Racing Commission and the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission have each taken the position that some recent positive tests for glaucine have most likely been produced due to environmental contamination....read on

Secretariat Claims Preakness Record 39 Years Later

June 19, 2012:

The Maryland Racing Commission voted Tuesday afternoon in a special hearing at Laurel Park that 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat, who set records that still stand at the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes, also set the record in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course 39 years ago....read on

Support Still Needed At Rosecroft

November 25, 2011:

The Maryland Racing Commission has announced that Penn National Gaming has brought in a total of close to $1 million in revenue from Rosecroft Raceway's first 88 days of operation, but that the track is still operating at a loss due to not having the support of expanded gaming at the facility...read on

Rosecroft Awarded Conditional License

July 7, 2011:

According to a report, Penn National Gaming was awarded a conditional license to operate programs of live harness racing at Maryland's Rosecroft Raceway earlier this week...read on

Negotiations, Hearings In Maryland

July 4, 2011:

Penn National Gaming has applied to bring live racing back to Maryland's Rosecroft Raceway. A hearing in regard to the matter is reportedly scheduled to take place this week, but the contentious simulcasting issue in the state has to be dealt with before any live action at the track goes forward...read on

Penn National Gaming Enters Agreement To Divest Maryland Jockey Club Interest

June 16, 2011:

On Thursday, June 16, Penn National Gaming, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its joint venture interest in the Maryland Jockey Club...read on

Racing, Simulcasting Back At Rosecroft In July?

May 6, 2011:

Penn National Gaming, Inc. today announced that it has submitted an application to the Maryland Racing Commission for a license to operate Rosecroft Raceway in Oxon Hill, Maryland, which the company acquired in March...read on

MJC Not Disclosing Finances

February 22, 2011:

The Maryland Racing Commission has revealed that the Maryland Jockey Club, operator of both Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course, has failed to file legally-obligated financial disclosures for the last two years...read on

New $100,000 Guaranteed Exotic Wager

February 16, 2011:

On Tuesday, February 15, the Maryland Racing Commission unanimously approved a multi-legged wager which will debut at Pimlico Race Course on the track's opening day, April 1, with a $100,000 guaranteed jackpot...read on

Call For MD Breeds To Work Together

January 19, 2011:

Maryland Racing Commission Member John Franzone has called the state's harness and thoroughbred industries to work together to help craft a plan for the future. "If we don't come together with a unified plan, we're toast," he was...read on

Orioles Owner Angelos Bids On Rosecroft

January 5, 2011:

It has been reported that Peter Angelos, owner of Major League Baseball's Baltimore Orioles, is bidding to purchase Maryland's closed Rosecroft Raceway with a new push for expanded gaming at the five-eighths mile facility...read on

Deal Struck For 2011 In Maryland

December 22, 2010:

It has been reported that a deal which will see live thoroughbred racing in 2011 in the State of Maryland was agreed upon after a meeting this morning...read on

Down To The Wire In Maryland

December 21, 2010:

The case for racing in Maryland in 2011 goes before the Maryland Racing Commission today, with veteran commissioner John Franzone saying he does not have high hopes for resolution of disputes...read on

How About A $10-Million Guaranteed Payout?

October 20, 2010:

If you had an opportunity to handicap an exotic wager which would return $10 million to you if you won, would you be interested?...read on


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