CHRB Meeting: Combined Fair Race Meeting Approved, Santa Anita Handle Down

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, April 27, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. First Vice Chair George Krikorian, Second Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Jesse Choper and Araceli Ruano also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB Website ( […]

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Federal Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Exacta Systems In Patent Lawsuit

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled yesterday in favor of Exacta Systems in the patent infringement lawsuit originally filed by RaceTech. RaceTech filed the lawsuit in 2015, alleging that Exacta had violated three separate patents relating to RaceTech’s Instant Racing product. After AmTote purchased RaceTech and its now invalidated patents […]

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Morris: TOC ‘100 Percent’ Against USADA’s Involvement In Racing

Joe Morris, president of Thoroughbred Owners of California, said horsemen’s groups throughout North America are united in opposition to federal legislation that would create one agency to regulate medication rules, drug testing and enforcement throughout the United States. The various organizations (national and local affiliates of the Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association […]

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UPDATED: AmTote Files Lawsuit Against Kentucky Downs, Encore Gaming

The AmTote totalizator company has filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Bowling Green, Ky., that claims Kentucky Downs and Encore Gaming “misappropriated trade secrets” and breached a contract. As first reported in the Blood-Horse, the defendants in the lawsuit are Kentucky Downs and its president Corey Johnsen, track general manager and senior vice […]

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EquiLottery, AmTote Announce Strategic Partnership

EquiLottery and AmTote are announcing a newly formed strategic relationship that will make AmTote the preferred tote provider for EquiLottery moving forward. This agreement gives lottery companies and vendors a fully ready implementer to allow seamless integration into racetrack pools essential to the EquiLottery gameplay structure. “We believe games like EquiLottery, that incorporate horse racing […]

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NYRA Set to Deploy AmTote System, Betting Terminals

With the goal of enhancing fans’ self-service wagering experience, The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will employ a new system and betting terminals from AmTote International across a suite of platforms throughout its racetracks beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3. AmTote is constructing three Customer Learning Centers at Belmont Park and Aqueduct Racetrack that will be […]

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Tote glitch causes Fair Grounds to run two non-wagering races

A tote failure on track forced officials to suspend wagering on Friday’s Race 3 and Race 4, which were run for purse money only. The failure occurred about 6 minutes prior to the original 1:42 CST post time for Race 3 and was fixed more than one hour later at 2:55 p.m. Per the Louisiana […]

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By Ray Paulick TwinSpires advance deposit wagering company has posted a message on its website acknowledging an outage on Sunday night involving tote company Amtote that affected Hollywood Park’s ninth race and the 11th race at Sun Ray racetrack. The outage was brought to the Paulick Report’s attention by a customer who said […]

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By Ray PaulickIn the wake of a tote malfunction that affected some advance-deposit wagering bets on Sunday’s ninth race at Hollywood Park and 11th race at Sun Ray, said it is going beyond a simple refund of money wagered and issuing a “one-time loyalty bonus” to all players negatively affected (i.e., those whose winning […]

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