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Report: Monmouth Deal Reached

December 20, 2011:

According to a report, a deal was reached at roughly 10:30 p.m. on Monday, December 19 which will see live thoroughbred racing continue at New Jersey's Monmouth Park in 2012...read on

NJ T-Breds Coming Back To Big M?

December 19, 2011:

It has been reported that New Jersey's thoroughbred horsemen are expected to make a bid on a lease for Monmouth Park in the near future, and that a 141-date meet is being proposed for 'earned-purse' racing. The report also explains that it has been proposed that thoroughbred racing return to the Meadowlands...read on

New Monmouth Deal On The Table

December 19, 2011:

On Friday, December 16, New Jersey thoroughbred horsemen and the office of Governor Chris Christie laid out details for a new Monmouth Park deal after a lease agreement for the state-owned track to real estate executive Morris Bailey fell through following a dispute with the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association...read on

Eaves On WEG T-Bred Wagering, Future

December 5, 2011:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group's 2011 live thoroughbred meet came to a completion yesterday at Woodbine Racetrack. According to a report, officials with the suburban Toronto oval have stated that the meet's all-sources handle is up 7.5 per cent from 2010, but that wagering in the local market has declined...read on

Vernon Downs' Export Handle Way Up

November 28, 2011:

Vernon Downs recently concluded its 58th season of live racing with impressive increases in wagering handle, bucking nationwide trends...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

BHA Announces Revised Whipping Rule

October 21, 2011:

After a great deal of pressure, the British Horseracing Authority announced on Friday, October 21 that it has eased its controversial new rule which limits when and how many times a jockey can strike his/her mount during the course of a race...read on

Trainer, Driver Look To Retain Titles

October 18, 2011:

Both Corey Callahan, the leading dash winner, and Josh Green, longtime leading trainer, seek to defend their titles when Dover Downs' 2011-2012 season opens on Saturday, October 29....read on

BHA To Examine Whipping Rule Again

October 17, 2011:

Much has happened since jockeys that perform under the jurisdiction of the British Horseracing Authority decided last week that they would not ride today (Monday, October 17) due to a new whipping rule which limits the amount of times they can strike their mount during a race...read on

Mohawk Meet Sees Handle Increase

October 12, 2011:

On Wednesday, October 12, the Woodbine Entertainment Group announced that the average nightly wagering handle during its 2011 Mohawk standardbred meet, which concluded Saturday, October 1, was up...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

Morin On 2011 Yorkton Meet

September 12, 2011:

The 2011 standardbred race season at Cornerstone Raceway has been called a success by its host, the Yorkton Exhibition Association...read on

Random Drug Testing Ushered In

May 30, 2011:

It was determined on Thursday, May 26 during the California Horse Racing Board's monthly meeting that random drug testing of jockeys, apprentice jockeys, and drivers will be instituted....read on

Jamieson: 'This Year Is A Bounce-Back Season'

May 17, 2011:

Woodbine Racetrack's winter meet came to an end on Monday, May 16 with driver Jody Jamieson and trainer Jeff Gillis atop their respective leaderboards...read on

Ocean Downs, Maryland Harness Racing Profiled

May 9, 2011:

Ocean Downs' 40-date meet is scheduled to kick off on June 19, and with the state of flux and uncertainty the Maryland harness racing industry has been forced to deal with over the past few years, it is safe to say that there will be a transition period this summer...read on


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