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Another Twist In Maryland

October 31, 2011:

Earlier this year, the Maryland Jockey Club agreed to a legislative plan to allow Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course to pay operating expenses from slot machine proceeds which had been earmarked for building upgrades...read on

"I'd Like To See The FBI Get Involved"

May 25, 2011:

Prior to the 136th running of the Preakness Stakes this past weekend at Maryland's Pimlico Race Course, NBC's Bob Costas had the chance to interview Barry Irwin, the head of Team Valor, which owns Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom...read on

Kegasus: 'Exercise Common Sense'

May 18, 2011:

According to a report, the somewhat controversial new mascot for the Preakness' infield party, Kegasus, is preaching to revelers of the racing party to get down with restraint and common sense...read on

NBC To Air Travers; Preakness To Sunday?

May 13, 2011:

In thoroughbred news, NBC announced yesterday that it will be broadcasting the Travers Stakes on August 27, and the owners of Pimlico Race Course have gone on the record as saying that they are considering moving the prestigious Preakness Stakes to Sunday in the future...read on

Maryland Subsidy Bill Passes, With Strings

April 12, 2011:

Late on Monday, April 11, legislators in Maryland gave the green light for millions in state capital to be directed to racetracks...read on

No Simo Deal Means No Govt Money

April 11, 2011:

It has been reported that before the state of Maryland hands over millions of dollars to racetracks to cover day-to-day operating costs, Pimlico Race Course, Laurel Park and Rosecroft Raceway must have a...read on

Comments On Track Operating Subsidy Bill

March 31, 2011:

"I think the message is very clear -- that the horse racing industry as a whole has to come up with some type of sustainable plan in the short-term because now their back's against the wall."...read on

Track Operating Subsidy, Government Oversight Step Closer To Reality In Maryland

March 29, 2011:

According to a report, racetracks in Maryland are now a step closer to getting a state subsidy for operating costs, but legislators opposed to such a move got pretty figurative about the situation yesterday...read on

All Hail Kegasus!

March 29, 2011:

On the heels of its controversial 2010 'Get Your Preak On' campaign, Pimlico Race Course has unveiled its mascot for the 136th edition of the Preakness Stakes. And, if you like over-the-top characters, then this one is just for you...read on

Turner To MJC: 'Where's The Plan?'

March 16, 2011:

On Tuesday, March 15, Maryland State Delegate Frank S. Turner criticized Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course's owner, the Maryland Jockey Club, during a House committee meeting. His criticism was in regard to the organization asking for government money for day-to-day operations while without having a long-term plan to reverse its recent negative economic fortunes...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

Cordish To File $300M Lawsuit

February 15, 2011:

It has been reported that the Cordish Company will today be filing a $300-million lawsuit in regard to the contentious action surrounding its efforts to get its casino approved near the Arundel Mills Mall in Maryland's Anne Arundel County...read on

MD Slot Revenue To Offset Track Overhead?

January 28, 2011:

The office of Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley this week proposed legislation which would see proceeds from slots gaming funnelled to the Laurel and Pimlico racetracks for thoroughbreds in order to offset operating costs...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


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