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Forbes Tells NJTHA's Side Of The Story

December 13, 2011:

New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association President John Forbes has taken the opportunity to go on the record in regard to the failed deal which would have seen control of Monmouth Park transferred from the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority to real estate executive Morris Bailey...read on

Gov. Christie On Failed Monmouth Deal

December 12, 2011:

Governor Chris Christie has addressed the media in regard to the failed deal which would have seen Morris Bailey take over control of Monmouth Park from the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority. In his address, Gov. Christie offered some very sharp words for the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association...read on

Bailey's Attorney: "We're Totally Out"

December 12, 2011:

The landscape continues to change in regard to the future of Monmouth Park --- and, therefore, that of the Meadowlands Racetrack --- due to the lack of deal to transfer control of Monmouth from the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority to real-estate executive Morris Bailey...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

Stay For Schickedanz; WEG Stands Pat

November 24, 2011:

Even though the Ontario Racing Commission announced late last week that it has given thoroughbred owner Bruno Schickedanz a stay from a 12-month suspension in regard to the ultimate euthanization of champion runner Wake At Noon, the Woodbine Entertainment Group has stated that it still will not be granting the owner stalls in the Woodbine Racetrack backstretch...read on

New 'Luck' Trailer Released; Premiere Announced

November 21, 2011:

In addition to releasing a new trailer, HBO has announced the official date for when its new horse-racing series, 'Luck,' will be premiering...read on

Judge Grants Dutrow Stay

November 17, 2011:

According to a report, controversial thoroughbred trainer Rick Dutrow has received a stay from the lengthy suspension he was recently slapped with...read on

CA Owners Groups Reach Accord

November 17, 2011:

The two thoroughbred owners’ organizations in California reached an agreement Wednesday, November 16 between themselves and the California Horse Racing Board whereby after certain conditions are met...read on

NJ Pols Press On For Big M Slots

November 10, 2011:

Even though the residents of New Jersey threw their support behind the expanded gambling this week, which would ultimately result in subsidized purses for horse racing in the Garden State, that has not muffled the cry for the implementation of slot machines at the Meadowlands Racetrack...read on

NJ Residents Support Expanded Gaming

November 9, 2011:

Residents of New Jersey were asked yesterday via referendum how they felt about the legalization of sports wagering at the state's casinos and racetracks. And, to the pleasure of the New Jersey casino and horse racing industry, they let their feelings be known...read on

Sportsbooks To Canadian Racetracks?

November 3, 2011:

The legalization of sports wagering is currently a front-line topic in the New Jersey horse racing industry. During a November 8 referendum, residents will weigh in on the issue which could eventually help solve horse racing's purse issues in the Garden State...read on

Repole: Care More About The Customer

November 1, 2011:

It is understandable to be focused solely on your horses when you are getting ready to start a pair of charges in a $5-million horse race. And although owner Mike Repole is paying close attention to his starters, he is also taking the opportunity to make his voice heard in regard to what the industry is doing wrong...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

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

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


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