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MRC Searching For New Exec Director

November 21, 2012:

The Minnesota Racing Commission (MRC), which regulates horse racing and card clubs at racetracks in the state, has opened a nationwide search for a new executive director to succeed the incumbent who recently retired after 22 years in the position....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

Canterbury To Resume Operations Thursday

July 21, 2011:

On Wednesday, July 20, Canterbury Park announced it will resume Card Casino, simulcast and live racing operations on Thursday, July 21 after a 20-day suspension of its operations due to a budget impasse which triggered a shutdown of state government beginning July 1...read on

Reps. Still Pushing For Minn. Racino

July 18, 2011:

Although a tentative state budget was agreed to in Minnesota this past Friday, Representatives may reject the deal if there are not stipulations for a racino at Canterbury Park for thoroughbreds, according to a report...read on

Progress In Minnesota

July 15, 2011:

According to a report, Minnesota thoroughbred raceway Canterbury Park has said that it is hoping to salvage its racing meet this coming Thursday, after a tentative state budget agreement was reached Friday...read on

Minn. Judge Denies Tracks' Request

July 15, 2011:

According to a report, on Thursday, July 14 a judge in Minnesota denied requests from Running Aces and Canterbury Park to reassess ruling which have caused the raceways to remain closed due to a...read on

"My Horse Needs A Job"

July 14, 2011:

On Wednesday, July 14, a large crowd of horsepeople, racetrack workers, family members and politicians congregated at Canterbury Park in an effort to get live racing at Minnesota raceways up and running once again...read on

Running Aces Appeals To Race

July 7, 2011:

Although Running Aces Harness Park has now been completely shut down for one full week due to a State of Minnesota budget impasse between the Governor and the Legislature, the track has joined thoroughbred counterpart Canterbury Park in a ‘motion for reconsideration’...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

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

Canterbury To Suspend Operations?

June 15, 2011:

On Wednesday, June 15, Canterbury Park Holding Corporation reported that it may be forced to suspend substantially all of its operations on July 1, 2011 if the current budget impasse between Minnesota...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

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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