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CHRB: Medication, Training Restrictions Expanded To Other California Tracks

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, May 23, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Dennis Alfieri, Fred Maas, Araceli Ruano, and Alex Solis also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB Website (www.chrb.ca.gov) under the […]

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CHRB: Santa Anita, Golden Gate Licenses Approved Pending TwinSpires Agreement

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, November 29, (rescheduled from November 15) at Del Mar Surfside Race Place. Chair Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Araceli Ruano and Alex Solis also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB Website (www.chrb.ca.gov) […]

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CHRB: Conditional Approval Given For Stronach Track Meets, Whip Rule Extended To Training Hours

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, November 16, at Del Mar Race Track. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chairman Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Jesse Choper, Fred Maas, Araceli Ruano and Alex Solis also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB Website (www.chrb.ca.gov) under […]

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WatchandWager Launches New Business Trading Initiative

The board of Webis, the Group specializing in pool wagering and the operators of Cal Expo, the California harness track, is pleased to announce that its Advanced Deposit Wagering (“ADW”) business, WatchandWager.com LLC (“WatchandWager”) launched a new initiative of the company called Business Trading with the release of the website www.wawbusinesstrading.com that reaffirms the group’s […]

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CHRB Meeting: Northern California Race Dates Approved

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, November 17, at the Del Mar Surfside Race Place. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Commissioners Madeline Auerbach, Steve Beneto, Jesse Choper and George Krikorian also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB Website (www.chrb.ca.gov) under the Webcast link. […]

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Five Percent Takeout At WatchandWager

WatchandWager, LLC, announced Friday that it has renewed its historic 5% takeout rate to WatchandWager customers who wager on Cal Expo Harness Racing during the 2015-16 season. “Takeout” is the portion of the total pari-mutuel pool that is withheld by racetracks for taxes, purses, and operating expenses. Racing fans struggle with takeout because it reduces […]

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CHRB Finalizes 2015 Cal-Expo, Sonoma County Fair Schedules

At a meeting on Friday, the California Horse Racing Board approved racing dates for the 2015 Northern California fair circuit, giving Cal-Expo in Sacramento and Sonoma County Fair in Santa Rosa each three-week-long summer meets. According to the Daily Racing Form, Cal-Expo was approved for racing dates from July 9 through July 26, followed by […]

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Cal Expo Officials Concerned Over Removal of Dead Horse from Grounds

Local and state officials in California are investigating why a horse’s remains were removed from Cal Expo without notifying authorities. The Sacramento Bee reports that the 5-year-old Standardbred pacer, Nutmegs Davey, who won a race at the track Saturday night, died less than 24 hours later. The gelding’s remains were transported from the track to […]

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Heat Turned Up on California Regulators After Horse Death

California officials are taking steps toward establishing heat restrictions for racing in the state after 2-year-old filly Reno Lucky Lady collapsed and died following a race at the State Fair. The California Horse Racing Board’s Medication and Track Safety Committee began examining the issue of high temperatures on Friday, as triple-digit temperatures are forecasted for […]

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CHRB approves harness license for Cal Expo

In its regular meeting last week, the California Horse Racing Board approved the license application for Watch and Wager LLC to conduct a harness meet at Cal Expo. The dates for the meet will be from December 26 through May 25; harness racing is expected to be offered three nights per week, Thursday through Saturday. […]

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