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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

WEG, HBPA Sign Five-Year Agreement

February 18, 2011:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group and the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario have signed an agreement ensuring 167 dates of thoroughbred racing at Woodbine Racetrack every year for the next five...read on

Push To Get Illinois Gaming Bill Fast Tracked

February 15, 2011:

It has been reported that a slightly updated version of Illinois State Senator Terry Link's gaming expansion bill is currently in committee with the intention of it being fast-tracked to the Senate floor with a new sponsor...read on

New York Handle Steady

February 11, 2011:

New York’s total racetrack facility handle was virtually unchanged in 2010, a positive indicator in the face of nationwide declining trends, state officials say...read on

RCI Committee Pushes Ontario Urging Rules To Be Used As International Model

February 11, 2011:

The International Racing Regulatory Conference Committee of RCI held its first meeting yesterday and called for a review of RCI Model Rules pertaining to urging in thoroughbred, quarter horse, and standardbred racing...read on

Jan. T-Bred Betting Figures In The U.S. Down

February 7, 2011:

According to numbers released by Equibase, wagering on thoroughbred racing in the United States in January was down 9.71 per cent from the same month in 2010...read on

Aqueduct Sees Spike In Numbers

January 31, 2011:

New York Racing Association President Charles Hayward has gone on the record as saying that he is surprised with the turnout and wagering popularity of the Aqueduct racetrack for thoroughbreds, which has seen its numbers go up during a time of industry upheaval and terrible weather in...read on

Uproar Over Results Of Whipping Study

January 28, 2011:

A recent peer-reviewed study into the use of the whip in horse races has determined that the act of whipping a horse does not make a difference to the outcome of a race...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

VIDEO - Penn Nation Rep. On Possible Raceway Move

January 21, 2011:

A report on 13abc.com in regard to the possibility of Raceway Park in Toledo, Ohio moving locations has quoted veteran horseman Mark Headworth and Penn National Gaming Inc....read on

Beulah, Raceway Park To Move, Combine?

January 20, 2011:

Racing news out of Ohio has been on the forefront this week, and the most recent development is that Penn National Gaming Inc. is contemplating moving Toledo harness track Raceway Park and Columbus thoroughbred facility Beulah Park to another location within the state...read on

Call For MD Breeds To Work Together

January 19, 2011:

Maryland Racing Commission Member John Franzone has called the state's harness and thoroughbred industries to work together to help craft a plan for the future. "If we don't come together with a unified plan, we're toast," he was...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

Maryland T-Bred Race Date Deal Struck?

December 20, 2010:

It has been reported that track owner Frank Stronach today said that a verbal agreement which calls for 140 live race dates has been reached for the 2011 thoroughbred season in the State of Maryland. Although, other parties in...read on

Martin: Big Events, Marketing Helping Handle

December 9, 2010:

Bucking the continental trend, the Woodbine Entertainment Group has seen the handle on its own thoroughbred product increase for the second consecutive year. President and CEO Nick Eaves commented on the announcement yesterday. Jamie Martin, the organization's executive VP of Racing, has now commented, also...read on


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