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Some Power Sizzles At Mohawk

June 28, 2014:

Two-year-olds were out in full force again on Saturday morning at Mohawk Racetrack and The Meadowlands, with rookies qualifying in the sub-1:55 range....read on

Report: Couple To Receive $50M Prize

February 21, 2012:

It has been reported that Gaetan and Jo Ann Champagne, the couple that realized they had won $50 million while on the way to Rideau Carleton Raceway on New Year's Eve, will be receiving their jackpot soon...read on

Light At The End Of The Tunnel In Illinois?

January 23, 2012:

Illinois Representative Lou Lang has been cited as saying that progress has been made in regard to a deal which would see a gaming expansion in the state, but that the slots-at-racetracks aspect of the bill is the main hang-up...read on

Lawsuit Filed Over 2009 Lebanon Fire

January 12, 2012:

It has been reported that a lawsuit was filed last month in regard to the December 2009 backstretch fire at Ohio's Lebanon Raceway which led to the death of two grooms and 43 standardbred racehorses...read on

ORC Authorizes Use Of Access Agreements

January 9, 2012:

On Monday, January 9, the Ontario Racing Commission issued a Notice to the Industry in regard to changes put in place to meet Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency requirements for issuing betting permits...read on

Pena Files Lawsuit Over 'Big M' Barring

January 6, 2012:

According to a report, the Meadowlands Racetrack's 2011 leading trainer, Lou Pena, has filed suit against the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and Jeff Gural after the track opted to bar the conditioner from entering his horses at the famed East Rutherford, NJ oval...read on

$50M Lotto Winners Wait To Claim Prize

January 5, 2012:

JoAnn and Gaetan Champagne hit the jackpot on New Year's Eve on their way to Rideau Carleton Raceway...read on

Proactive Santa Anita Grabs Opportunity

January 4, 2012:

In an effort to take advantage of the upcoming season of HBO's new horse-racing drama, 'Luck,' Santa Anita Park is proactively making moves to groom potential new customers...read on

NYGA Looks To Clear Misconceptions

December 20, 2011:

In an open letter sent to the Standardbred Owners Association of New York Board of Directors and the organization's members, New York Gaming Association Executive Director Michael Wilton has discussed the topic of enhanced gaming in New York. Within the letter, Wilton has stated that he is uncertain that the NYGA's position is understood...read on

Orgs. Must Have License By Jan. 1

December 20, 2011:

Following a period of public consultation, the Ontario Racing Commission has announced that the new rule requiring the licensing of horsepeople’s organizations will come into effect January 1, 2012, and is required where the organization is under contract with a racetrack operator in Ontario...read on

KY Bill: Ask Residents For Expanded Gaming

December 20, 2011:

It has been reported that a bill was pre-filed in Kentucky on Friday, December 16 which would ask local voter approval for racetracks to expand to racinos...read on

"We're Not Going To Interfere"

December 15, 2011:

New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association President John Forbes has gone on the record as saying that his organization would have no qualms with the Meadowlands Racetrack simulcasting out-of-state thoroughbred races or hosting live...read on

Option On Table In Monmouth Impasse

December 15, 2011:

It appears as though there might be a viable option in play regarding the impasse between the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and the state government which has left the future of Monmouth Park and the New Jersey thoroughbred industry in limbo...read on

Randalls Moving Forward At Sandown

December 14, 2011:

In light of North Saanich Council's vote Monday against a proposed land-swap deal, Bill Randall, representing his family which owns Sandown Park, has gone on the record as saying that the multiple hectares of land now could be sold in the very near future...read on

Sandown Land-Swap Deal Hits Snag

December 13, 2011:

It has been reported that the momentum behind the proposed land-swap at Sandown Park in Sidney, BC came to a halt Monday, December 12 after a vote by North Saanich Council...read on


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