The Stronach Group

Miami Herald: Stronach ‘Betting on Sport’s Survival’

Thanks to The Stronach Group, racing in Florida and elsewhere has a investor in horse racing’s future, according to a Miami Herald report. Stronach’s management of Gulfstream Park has enabled the track to remain vibrant through the previously bleak summer months, and his investments in his tracks are geared toward giving the sport a long-term future […]

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Keeneland, Stronach Group Pull Advertising, Ban ‘Indian Charlie’ Newsletter From Premises After Racially Insensitive Article

The Keeneland Association of Lexington, Ky., and The Stronach Group (whose holdings include Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park, and the Maryland Jockey Club racetracks in addition to Xpressbet.com advance deposit wagering company) said they will stop advertising in the print and online newsletter known as “Indian Charlie” and will not permit its distribution on their […]

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National HBPA on Stronach Measures: ‘The Devil Is in the Details’

The National HBPA supports various aspects of the Stronach Group’s integrity initiatives while at the same time questioning the reality and practicality of some other aspects of the initiatives. “The Stronach Group’s support of national uniform therapeutic medications and severe penalties for multiple medication violators is consistent with the National HBPA’s often-stated position on these […]

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Stronach Takes Lead on Medication, Integrity Issues

(Editor’s Note: The following message from Frank Stronach was distributed by the Stronach Group, which owns Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park & Casino, Golden Gate Fields, Portland Meadows, Laurel Park, and Pimlico Race Course, home of the Preakness. The company owns and operates the Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida, and is one of North […]

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Gene Stevens: Florida Dates Battle Could Result in ‘Industry Annihilation’

Calling them “reminiscent of two children playing with a box of matches in a munitions factory,” former Post Time USA publisher and current Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association director Gene Stevens implores Churchill Downs Inc. and The Stronach Group – respective owners of Calder and Gulfstream Park – to settle their differences and put […]

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HRTV Handicapping Tips Now Part of Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll Feature

Some of the most recognizable experts in horse racing will be adding their insights to the weekly Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll published exclusively in the Paulick Report each Friday. The Weekend Bankroll features a weekly head-to-head theoretical betting competition on graded stakes races between a representative of Xpressbet.com, the Stronach Group’s premier online wagering service, and […]

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Kumbaya: Stronach, Genting, Horsemen Agree on Miami Casino

The Stronach Group, the Genting resorts casino company, Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association and the Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association have formed a partnership that hopes to bring slot machines to a waterfront location near downtown Miami in Dade County. The proposed Resorts World Omni would be built on Miami bayfront land – […]

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‘Team Stronach’ Opens Office in Austria

Frank Stronach opened an office for his new political party in Burgenland Austria last week ahead of September legislative elections in the country. The Austro-Canadian, who resigned from the Magna International Inc. board to pursue politics last year,  greeted about 100 people outside the new Team Stronach office to celebrate. Team Stronach candidate Rouven Ertlschweiger […]

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Florida Derby Day Recap: Record Crowd, $24.7 Million Wagered

Gulfstream Park continues to set records in its state-of-the-art facility. The latest record came Saturday when a crowd of 20,382 filled Gulfstream’s park, beach, lush gardens and restaurants to watch the Phipps Stable and Stuart Janney’s Orb win the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (G1) and stamp himself as one of the favorites for the […]

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Santa Anita: On verge of another change?

When entrepreneur and horse owner Mark Verge was hired to run Santa Anita Park in March 2012, he was well aware of the revolving door that’s existed in the executive offices since Frank Stronach purchased the Arcadia, Calif., racetrack in 1998. “I don’t know how long a ride it’s going to be,” Verge told the […]

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