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Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 Continue to Grow at Gulfstream

Gulfstream Park’s 11-race program Sunday will have a $50,000 guaranteed Rainbow 6 jackpot as well as a $13,068.98 Super Hi 5 carryover. There was one live ticket on the 20-cent Rainbow 6 going into the last race with the No. … Continue reading

Fatal Injuries Prompt Del Mar to Move Sunday’s Turf Races to Polytrack

Del Mar will move two turf races carded on Sunday to the Polytrack main track after three fatalities occurred on the newly installed surface during Friday and Saturday’s programs. An additional fatality occurred on Polytrack on Friday, bringing to four the number … Continue reading

Delaware Park’s Wednesday Card Cancelled

Delaware Park’s live racing card for Wednesday, July 30, has been cancelled due to insufficient entries. Live racing will be conducted this Monday, July 28, and is scheduled to resume on Thursday, July 31. First race post time is 1:15 … Continue reading

Jamgotchian Sues TOC, 38 Individuals Over 2006 Funding

Frequent litigant Jerry Jamgotchian has filed a lawsuit against 38 individuals currently or previously associated with Thoroughbred Owners of California and the horse owners organization itself in a matter dating back to 2006 involving an alleged misuse of funds. Jamgotchian … Continue reading

$5,000 Claiming Races at Center of Dispute Between Ferndale, Golden Gate Fields

The chairman and executive director of the California Horse Racing Board have threatened management of Golden Gate Fields with possible sanctions and/or a revision of the 2015 racing calendar after the Bay Area track apparently ignored a CHRB directive not … Continue reading

Texas Authorities Arrest Six in Connection With Illegal Racetrack

Authorities in Texas have arrested six people following a year-long investigation into an illegal racetrack in Smith County. FBI agents say that activities at Carril El Tarahumara, the illegal track, included illegal gambling on the races and that the facility … Continue reading

Keeneland Delays Construction of Instant Racing Facility

Keeneland officials have decided to postpone the construction of a multipurpose facility that would house instant racing machines, according to a Lexington Herald-Leader report on Friday. The track, which will play host to the 2015 Breeders’ Cp, was granted a 60-day postponement … Continue reading

Ontario Harness Horse Association Offers Support for EquiLottery

Today the Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA) offers its support to the proponents behind the EquiLottery initiative, a new horse racing product that adds lottery money directly into on-track handle.  “The concept behind this product is one of the few … Continue reading

Santa Anita Increasing Purses for 10 Fall Stakes

Santa Anita officials have announced that purses will be increased for 10 stakes races scheduled for the upcoming autumn meet. The Daily Racing Form reports that six Grade 1 races – the FrontRunner, Awesome Again, Rodeo Drive, Zenyatta, Chandelier, and … Continue reading

Saratoga to Host Weekly Live-Money, ‘Low-Roller’ Tournaments

Saratoga Race Course will host its first ever live-money tournament on Monday, July 28, when guests will be able to experience the thrill of tournament play for just $40. The live-money format was first unveiled downstate on July 12 at … Continue reading

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