A step toward bolstering horse racing – Tampa Bay Times

LEXINGTON, Ky. — It’s a start, they stressed. For years one of the chief criticisms of those who run thoroughbred racing is that the sport’s major players refused to work together. Each entity was protective of its own turf, with its own procedures and set of rules. Instead of one voice to speak for and…

Indian Relay Horse Racing may come to the Chippewa Valley – WEAU

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) — Tuesday the Eau Claire County Planning and Development Committee held a public hearing for a permit to host an Indian Relay Horse Racing Event next August in the Town of Union. The committee approved a conditional use permit for the event. It’s expected to be a first-of-its-kind event in Eau…

Leading U.S. Track Owners, Breeders’ Cup Form Coalition on Safety

Many of the major United States track owners and racing associations have combined resources in a collaborative effort to bring meaningful improvements to safety of horses and humans who compete in Thoroughbred racing. At the Keeneland library Nov. 19, those industry leaders announced the formation of the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition, which includes Churchill Downs Inc.,…

Pennsylvania Lottery launches Derby Cash Horse Racing – WPMT FOX 43

× Pennsylvania Lottery launches Derby Cash Horse Racing PENNSYLVANIA– The Pennsylvania Lottery today launched Derby Cash Horse Racing, a new and highly anticipated virtual horse racing game that will have players on the edge of their seats. Every five minutes, players have the chance to win up to $800,000 on a $1 play. Purchases can be…

Vino Rosso, Mitole Rise in Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings

Vino Rosso improved his rating by five points to a 126 in the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings thanks to a 4 ¼-length runaway victory in the Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic Nov. 2 at Santa Anita Park. The 4-year-old by Curlin was unable to make up enough ground, however, to catch the top three of…