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Delta Downs Casino Hotel To Undergo $45M Expansion Project

Boyd Gaming Corporation issued the following press release Tuesday in regards to a $45 million expansion at Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel: Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) today announced a $45 million expansion of Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel in … Continue reading

Newly Renamed ‘Lukas Classic’ Part Of September Stakes Schedule At Churchill

Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, a four-time winner of both the Kentucky Derby (Grade I) and Kentucky Oaks (GI), will be honored by Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”) with the naming of a stakes race to be run during … Continue reading

Oaklawn Begins Work On New Barn, Other Stable Area Improvements

Oaklawn has begun construction of a new barn that will replace one of the oldest barns in the stable area and will be ready for the 2016 Live Racing season. The new barn, a steel beam and cinder-block wall construction, … Continue reading

Running Amok: Presque Isle Seeks State’s Advice Regarding Deer Population

After having to cancel racing at least twice due to deer running out onto the track, Presque Isle Downs and the local horsemen’s group are seeking advice from state officials on controlling the deer population in the area. According to … Continue reading

KY Racing Commission Delays Decision On Proposed Medication Rules, Testing

In its meeting held June 29, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) delayed voting on proposed new rules regarding medication testing, withdrawal guidelines, and possible disciplinary measures. The proposed rules also included guidelines for the mineral cobalt. According to a … Continue reading

Kentucky Downs Adding 10 New Historic Game Titles From Encore

Encore Racing Based Games (RBG) announced today the release of ten new Historic Horse Racing (HHR) game titles that will be immediately available to patrons at Kentucky Downs racetrack in Franklin, Ky. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission officially approved the … Continue reading

Breeders’ Cup Announces Return Of TicketResell For 2015 Attendees

The Breeders’ Cup today announced the return of  TicketResell by SeatAdvisor, a ticketing feature that provides ticketholders more flexibility and security when selling and purchasing tickets for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. TicketResell is an online tool that allows patrons … Continue reading

Keeneland Announces Lucrative Fall Stakes Schedule As Track Gears Up For Breeders’ Cup

Keeneland will be the focus of the racing world in October when the track presents 23 stakes worth a total of $5,975,000 in purse money during its 2015 Fall Meet, to be held Oct. 2-24, and the special three-day celebration, … Continue reading

Booming Business: Handle, Attendance Up At Santa Anita’s Spring Meet

Santa Anita’s Park’s 39-day Spring Meeting, which began on April 24, ended on Sunday with the track showing gains in both on-track attendance and overall pari-mutuel handle.  Combined with its 68-day Winter Meet that ran from Dec. 26 through April … Continue reading

Churchill Spring Meet Wraps Up; Maker, Lanerie, Ramseys Win Titles

A nearly meet-long racetrack celebration of the victory by Zayat Stables’ American Pharoah in the $2 million-guaranteed Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) and the colt’s subsequent sweep of racing’s elusive Triple Crown will be among its most … Continue reading

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