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New York Considering Points System for Medication Violations

The New York State Gaming Commission is considering a points system to deal with trainer drug overages, per a commission meeting on Monday. The system, which would tally points based on the class of a drug indicated in a violation, … Continue reading

Argentinian Court: Orangutan Has Human Rights

An Argentinian court has granted the right of habeas corpus to a orangutan, according to a BBC report. The Association of Professional Lawyers for Animal Rights had filed a writ of habeas corpus last month to free Sandra from a … Continue reading

Beyer: Bayern, Palace Malice, Sherman Should Win Eclipse Awards

In a recent column for the Washington Post, Andy Beyer gives his take on the Horse of the Year title and other Eclipse Award categories. Beyer believes Bayern has earned Horse of the Year based on a body of work … Continue reading

Los Alamitos Officials Pleased With Results From First Winter Meet

Los Alamitos ended a successful first Winter Thoroughbred meet Sunday, averaging more than $5.64 million ($5,640,866) in daily total combined mutuel handle and showing a sizable gain in wagering out of state. “This meet did exactly what we hoped it … Continue reading

Gulfstream To Build Stalls for Displaced Horses

According to a story by The Blood-Horse, Gulfstream Park will work to build between 500 and 600 temporary stalls to house horses forced to leave their current stalls on Calder grounds. The horses currently stabled at Calder are in a … Continue reading

Idaho’s Instant Racing Machines Draw Scrutiny From Critics

Gaming machines in Idaho have helped pump $1.4 million into the state’s racing industry in the last six months, but, according to a report by the Associated Press, some believe the machines are slot machines in disguise. Idaho Racing Commission … Continue reading

Gulfstream Addresses Race Timing Issues

Gulfstream Park released the following statement Saturday concerning race timing issues: Gulfstream Park, with the help of its patrons and players, is aware that there have been some timing issues with races leaving the mile chute. Along with hand-timing our … Continue reading

Santa Anita’s Newly Renovated Chandelier Room to Feature World Class Cuisine

Santa Anita Park, which will open for its 78th Winter Meeting on Friday, Dec. 26, has announced that a highly acclaimed group of culinary and beverage professionals representing LA’s top rated restaurants will provide world class cuisine in the track’s … Continue reading

Gulfstream’s Rainbow 6 Hit for $242,469 Jackpot

Gulfstream Park’s 20-cent Rainbow 6 was solved Friday by one lucky ticketholder, who cashed for a $242,469.46 jackpot. The Rainbow 6 winner was in New York and played a $12.80 ticket. The winning ticket was: 1,4/5,9/1,4,5,8/2,4/2,9/7. There were two ‘live’ … Continue reading

The 123Racing Pick6 of the Week

Each week, 123racing is providing sponsored editorial to help you handicap its new, innovative wager, the 123racing Pick6. The bet is different from the traditional Pick 6 in that a player gets points for first, second, and third-place finishes (based … Continue reading