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Several Tracks Cancel Live Racing, Simulcasting Due To Winter Storm

Several racetracks have canceled live racing and simulcasting due to yet another winter storm hitting a good portion of the country. So far Thursday morning, Aqueduct, Laurel Park, Penn National and Oaklawn have canceled racing. Churchill Downs will not be simulcasting today. The following tracks have issued press releases regarding the cancellations: Aqueduct: Due to […]

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Penn National Cancels Wednesday Night Card

Due to winter weather conditions and another expected snow storm, live racing at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has been cancelled for Wednesday night, March 4. Simulcasting will continue throughout the day at Penn National. The next live racing program is scheduled for Thursday evening, March 5, at 6:00pm EST.

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Charles Town Cancels Thursday Night Card

In advance of the winter weather moving through the area beginning late this evening and expected to produce significant snowfall as well as wind chills into the single digits, live racing at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races for tomorrow evening – Thursday, March 5 – has been cancelled. Live racing for tonight, Wednesday, March […]

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IRS To Consider Changes To Pari-Mutuel Withholding

In response to efforts spearheaded by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) and horse racing’s advocates within the federal government, the United States Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) yesterday issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Public Hearing (Notice) that opens the door to the possible addition of pari-mutuel gambling winnings […]

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Track Phantom Play Of The Day: Three’s The Number

After picking the winner of Monday’s Race 3 at Sam Houston Race Park, the Track Phantom is back for more, going with Tuesday’s Race 3 at the same venue (that’s Race 3 on 3/3). This time, the Play of the Day is a $20,000 maiden special weight for state-breds 3 and up. A field of seven […]

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Night School Returns Tuesday For Fifth Season

Proving to have both “class” and stamina, the horse racing industry’s national online fan education and player development program “Night School” debuts Season 5 tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET. The multimedia presentation debuted in 2011 and its materials have been viewed more than 1.2 million times via weekly classes live and archived, downloadable study materials, […]

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Track Phantom Play Of The Day: Race 3 At Sam Houston

Monday’s Track Phantom Play of the Day is Race 3 at Sam Houston, a $10,000 claiming race for fillies and mares, 4 and up. A field of six will go a six furlongs over the main track. Post time is 4:57 p.m ET, 1:57 PT. Here are the Track Phantom’s selections for today’s race: 5 […]

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$148,147 Pick 6 Carryover For Thursday’s Card at Aqueduct

The Pick 6 at Aqueduct Racetrack eluded bettors for a third straight day on Sunday, with Native Hero’s $58.50 victory in Race 7 triggering a $148,147 triple carryover into Thursday’s card. The Pick 6 on Thursday begins with Race 3, which has a scheduled post time of 2:48 p.m. in the eight-race card at the […]

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Laurel To Host Champions Handicapping Tournament Saturday

The Maryland Jockey Club and Laurel Park will host the Champions Handicapping Tournament Saturday, March 7 with the winner earning a berth into the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge. The winner will also receive two days of championship racing at the 2015 Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland, three-day accommodations in Lexington, a discount on seating and food […]

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Track Phantom Play Of The Day: Maiden Fillies At Gulfstream

Sunday’s Track Phantom Play of the Day is Race 9 at Gulfstream Park, a $45,000 maiden special weight for 3-year-old fillies. A field of 10 will go a mile over the main track. Post time is 4:30 p.m ET, 1:30 PT. Here are the Track Phantom’s selections for today’s race: 5 PIN UP 10-1 6 […]

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