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Good Dec. For U.S. T-Bred Wagering

January 5, 2012:

Equibase has released the U.S. thoroughbred wagering numbers from December 2011. Those numbers have revealed that wagering for the month was up from the same time in 2010. The positive wagering number marks the first year-over-year increase since November of 2009...read on

PETA Proposes Mandatory Retirement Charges

May 4, 2011:

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has announced a proposed plan which would require a mandatory $360 retirement fee with every foal registration, a $360 fee for every transfer of ownersh...read on

A New 'World's Smartest Horse?'

May 4, 2011:

The connections of 'Maggie' are currently waiting on Guinness to confirm whether or not the eight-year-old is the newest equine to have earned the distinction as the Guinness Book of World Records' smartest horse...read on

'Luck' Preview Delivers

April 20, 2011:

"The racetrack is a place of incomparable beauty, but it is a rough racket. As a setting for storytelling, you couldn't ask for anything more."...read on

WEG Saturday Pick-4 Guarantee Extended

April 19, 2011:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group and the Central Ontario Standardbred Association have extended the $100,000 guarantee on the early Pick-4 pool offered on Woodbine Racetrack's live Saturday standardbred racing cards until the end of the Woodbine meet...read on

Ninety-Year-Old Shear Now At Home

April 18, 2011:

Ninety-year-old Santa Anita Park paddock guard John Shear, hospitalized since March 12 after having thrown himself in the path of a loose thoroughbred in order to protect a six-year-old girl, was released from hospital this past weekend...read on

Blank, GCGC Sticking To Their Guns

April 14, 2011:

Great Canadian Gaming Corp. VP Howard Blank has heard the call from the BC harness racing industry for more live race dates at Fraser Downs, and, according to a report, he isn't changing his tune...read on

Dutrow Denied KY Training License

April 13, 2011:

According to a report, controversial thoroughbred trainer Rick Dutrow has been denied a license to train horses in the state of Kentucky...read on

NJ Negotiating With Bailey For Monmouth; Race Dates Could Be Future Issue

April 12, 2011:

According to a report, negotiations are underway between the state of New Jersey and developer Morris Bailey in regard to a lease of New Jersey thoroughbred track Monmouth Park, although the topic of race dates will probably be an issue down the line...read on

Final Three Potential Monmouth Lessees

April 5, 2011:

It was reportedly leaked yesterday that Morris Bailey is the front-runner to land the opportunity to lease New Jersey's Monmouth Park for thoroughbreds. Now, meet the other two groups that have officially thrown their hat into...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

Takeout On WEG Live T-Bred 'Tri' Pools To Be Lowered; Martin On S-Bred Pick 4 Guarantees

March 28, 2011:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group today issued a release stating that it will be lowering the takeout rate on the triactor pools during Woodbine Racetrack's upcoming live thoroughbred meet. In addition, Trot Insider has...read on

Judge: Adamo, Gill Can Sue PHRC

March 15, 2011:

According to a report, a federal judge in the United States has ruled that thoroughbred horse owner Michael Gill and trainer Anthony Adamo can sue racing commissioners in Pennsylvania in regard to having been banned from running their horses at Penn National Race Course...read on

Trainer Files Lawsuit Over TCO2 Threshold

March 10, 2011:

According to a report, a California trainer has called the California Horse Racing Board's TCO2 testing into question and has filed a lawsuit in federal court...read on

NBC To Broadcast T-Bred Triple Crown Races

February 22, 2011:

NBC has announced that effective this year and through 2015, thoroughbred horse racing's Triple Crown races, the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes, will all be broadcast on its network...read on


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