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Churchill Downs Inc. Reports Record Third Quarter Revenue

Churchill Downs Inc. reported a huge third quarter, with a record net revenue of $303.4 million, up eight percent from last year. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, Churchill reported earnings of $8.7 million for the quarter, up 107 percent from the same quarter last year. The growth was mainly due to an $18.7 million increase in revenue from Big […]

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Sky Racing World Launches New Website

Sky Racing World, the Louisville, Kentucky-based exclusive distributor of Southern Hemisphere horse-racing content to the Americas and subsidiary of leading Australian wagering operator Tabcorp, has announced the launch of its new website, The new content hub has been developed as the Americas’ primary information resource for year-round racing from the Australian, New Zealand and […]

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Global Symposium To Feature Discussions On Animal Welfare & Customer Experience

The University of Arizona’s Race Track Industry Program today released the agenda for the 2016 Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming to be held December 5 – 7, 2016 at Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Arizona. Scheduled topics focus on racing’s core products and include: Racing’s Identity Crisis: Who and What Are We? As racetracks […]

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Churchill Downs: Fall Meet Gets Underway Oct. 30

Cooler temperatures and the leaves changing colors signify the return of live horse racing to the Louisville area as Churchill Downs, the historic home of the Kentucky Derby, readies to open its 127th Fall Meet on Sunday, Oct. 30. The popular 21-day stand, which covers a four-week stretch through Sunday, Nov. 27, kicks off in […]

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KY Horse Council Announces November Topic: ‘Kentucky Bred, Kentucky Proud: The Benefits of the KY-Bred Horse’

The Kentucky Horse Council has announced the topic for the November Kentucky Equine Networking Association (KENA) meeting. The November 15 panel discussion, “Kentucky Bred, Kentucky Proud: The Benefits of the KY-Bred Horse,” will feature three speakers: Jamie Eads, Ryan Norton and a representative of the Department of Agriculture. They will discuss different breeding incentives as […]

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Mahoning Valley Kicks Off Fall/Winter Meet Oct. 28

Anticipation and excitement are building as horsemen and the racing team make the final preparations for the 2016 Fall/Winter meet at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course, which begins with an eight-race program on Friday, October 28, with the “Best of Ohio Day” featuring five six-figure Championship events on the following day, Saturday, October […]

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Development Plan Submitted For Former Calder Stable Area

The Miami Gardens City Council will consider a rezoning plan for the former stable area of Calder Casino and Race Course for development into a major commerce park, according to the South Florida Business Journal. Eastgroup Properties, a Jackson, Mississippi-based company, has submitted a plan to develop 55 acres on the eastern end of the […]

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UPDATE: Scratch Of Breeders Crown Horses Denied By NJ Racing Commission

UPDATE: According to a report at, the New Jersey Racing Commission notified the Meadowlands late Tuesday afternoon that the track “does not have the legal authority” to scratch the two horses trained by Chris Oakes from the Breeders’ Crown. Frank Zanzuccki, executive director of the New Jersey Racing Commission, advised the Meadowlands via email that […]

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U.S. Horse Industry Economic Impact Study To Be Updated in 2017

The American Horse Council Foundation (AHCF) has retained The Innovation Group to update the 2017 National Economic Impact Study of the Horse Industry in the US. “We are very pleased to have The Innovation Group undertake this study.  They have done numerous economic studies in the gaming, recreation and leisure segments of the U.S. economy […]

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Godolphin Launches Unique Scholarship Program In Racing And Breeding For UAE Nationals

Godolphin has launched an exciting new program in the horse racing industry for Emiratis. Masar Godolphin is an academic and experiential scholarship operating under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, which will provide UAE nationals with a unique and unrivalled opportunity to embrace their equestrian heritage with the aim of […]

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