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WEG Cancels Thursday T-Bred Card

July 21, 2011:

Due to the extreme heat conditions, Woodbine Racetrack has decided to cancel its Thursday afternoon thoroughbred program. A number of other thoroughbred tracks across North America have also cancelled their cards....read on

WEG Teams Up With Shoeless Joe's

July 8, 2011:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group and Shoeless Joe's has launched the HorsePlayer Interactive Zone, an off-track platform that allows fans to watch and wager on thoroughbred and standardbred racing at the sports-themed restaurant's new location...read on

Negotiations, Hearings In Maryland

July 4, 2011:

Penn National Gaming has applied to bring live racing back to Maryland's Rosecroft Raceway. A hearing in regard to the matter is reportedly scheduled to take place this week, but the contentious simulcasting issue in the state has to be dealt with before any live action at the track goes forward...read on

KY Ruling Could Be Key In Dutrow Saga

June 9, 2011:

According to a report, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission made a ruling on Wednesday, June 8 which could have an impact on future out-of-state training licenses of controversial thoroughbred conditioner Rick Dutrow...read on

Race-Day Drug Situation A Quagmire?

June 6, 2011:

“This has been a constant debate in racing for a long time, and I think it's going to continue to be unless someone comes in and mandates it...read on

Jockey Death Ruled An Overdose

June 6, 2011:

An article by The Courier-Journal states that the May 10, 2011 passing of thoroughbred jockey Michael Baze was due to an overdose, or multiple substance intoxication....read on

Judge: Adamo And Gill Can Sue Jockeys

June 2, 2011:

It has been reported that controversial thoroughbred owner Michael Gill and trainer Anthony Adamo will be able to proceed with their lawsuit against jockeys based at Penn National Race Course...read on

"You Guys Know My Game, Man"

June 1, 2011:

On Tuesday, May 31, lightning rod thoroughbred trainer Rick Dutrow began his hearing in front of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, which is considering either suspending or revoking the...read on

Report: Calgary Stampede Misses Horse Racing

May 12, 2011:

Calgary Stampede Vice President and CFO Paul Harrison has gone on the record as saying that his organization lost a great net income generator once it ceased to offer horse racing...read on

Simulcasting Issue In Maryland?

May 12, 2011:

It has been reported that Penn National Gaming, the company which earned the right to operate Rosecroft Raceway, has made a proposal to the state thoroughbred industry to evenly split all net simulcasting revenue produced at Rosecroft on any thoroughbred simulcast racing from out of state. There has yet to be a response from the...read on

Racing, Simulcasting Back At Rosecroft In July?

May 6, 2011:

Penn National Gaming, Inc. today announced that it has submitted an application to the Maryland Racing Commission for a license to operate Rosecroft Raceway in Oxon Hill, Maryland, which the company acquired in March...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

Gural To Meet With NJ Officials Friday

April 28, 2011:

On Thursday afternoon, prospective Meadowlands Racetrack operator Jeff Gural issued a very concise press release informing the harness racing industry that he will be meeting with New Jersey officials on Friday...read on

Gural Explains T-Bred Simo. Revenue Desires

April 28, 2011:

It has been reported over the course of the past few days that the thoroughbred horsepeople in the state of New Jersey want a bigger cut of simulcasting revenues from the Meadowlands Racetrack. Jeff Gural has now gone on the record and explained some of the specifics of the issue...read on


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