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How To Make A Billion Dollars Betting On Horse Racing

January 15, 2020:

When it comes to wagering on horse racing, ‘whales’ are relatively common and definitely play a significant role the industry. Some of these high-end handicappers are well known, while others opt for cloaks of anonymity. If you’re in search of a good whale story, look no further than that of Bill Benter, who some may refer to as the ‘Moby Dick’ of the industry. Here’s his story....read on

US Harness Racing Wagering And Purses Up In 2019

January 6, 2020:

Total handle, purses, wagering per race and per betting interest in the United States all increased while the number of race days decreased slightly in 2019 compared to 2018....read on

‘Big M’s 2019 Handle A ‘Mixed Bag’

January 6, 2020:

On Monday, January 6, officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack announced that the track’s 2019 handle proved to be a ‘mixed bag.’...read on

Wagering Up In Canada, U.S.

January 4, 2020:

Data from Standardbred Canada and the United States Trotting Association indicates that pari-mutuel wagering on harness racing posted an increase North America-wide in 2019....read on

Batavia Downs' Numbers Are Soaring

October 2, 2019:

Saturday, September 28 marked the halfway point of Batavia Downs’ 2019 season, and, thus far, all indicators are showing that it has been one of the best in the track’s history....read on

Woodbine Launches Dual-Breed Pick-4

August 15, 2019:

Woodbine Entertainment, home of world class Thoroughbred and Standardbred horse racing, will launch a dual-breed Crossover Pick-4 wager for the first time ever this Friday (Aug. 16)....read on

Northfield Single Six Pays $20K

August 15, 2019:

The 20-cent Northfield Single Six was solved down by a sole player for a lofty $20,287.64 return on Wednesday (Aug. 14). The hefty payoff was hit by a patron watching and wagering on the action on the Flying Turns in person....read on

‘Big M’ Meet Sees Sharp Handle Increase

August 8, 2019:

The curtain came down on the Meadowlands Racetrack’s 2019 Championship Meeting on Hambletonian Day (August 3), ending a seven-month run that would be the envy of any track operator....read on

Woodbine S-Bred Wagering Increases

April 9, 2019:

Woodbine Mohawk Park has completed its first full winter of live racing operation with wagering up 7.2 per cent during the first quarter of 2019....read on

Significant Rise In The ‘Big M’s Q1 Handle

April 3, 2019:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have announced that the ‘Mecca of Harness Racing’ has experienced a sizable increase in wagering, as the track recently crunched its numbers for the first quarter of 2019....read on

Record Handle At Pompano Park

March 4, 2019:

The Pompano Park tote board practically exploded on Sunday night (March 3), as a mandatory payout in the track's Super Hi-5 and the Miller-Tetrick Annual Pro-Am event took centre stage....read on

The Meadows Expands Wagering Format

March 1, 2019:

The Meadows Racetrack and Casino is excited to announce an expanded wagering format starting with its Sunday (March 3) racing program....read on

Bettor Hits Life-Changing Jackpot

February 26, 2019:

Many camps in horse racing believe that the industry needs to give its customers the chance to hit a life-altering jackpot. It’s been proven time and time again that excitement and wagering in horse racing increases when the stakes grow. One handicapper struck it rich this past weekend, to the tune of millions no less....read on

Hayes Discusses The Ontario Landscape

January 22, 2019:

“We (Ontario Racing) want to serve as a single voice for all facets of racing. Over the past nine months, we've made numerous trips to the Ontario government to push racing's agenda and make sure they're aware of exactly what they have here.”...read on

Woodbine's Busy Year, Exciting Future

January 15, 2019:

“Reflecting back on the year that was, it’s remarkable to think of all that was accomplished and started in 2018… we remain laser-focused on our sole mandate of sustaining and growing the horse racing industry in Ontario.”...read on


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