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Takeout got you down? Be glad you’re not an owner

By Ray Paulick Horseplayers have complained long and loud in the nearly four months since the California legislature approved SB1072, increasing the takeout on exotic pari-mutuel wagers on races from the state’s tracks to 22.68% on quinellas, exactas, and daily doubles, and to 23.68% on bets involving three or more horses or races. The legislation […]

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KEEP IT SIMPLE AND THEY WILL COME

By Bradford Cummings Our society has become one of instant access and quick fixes to big problems. If you know my contact information, you can get a hold of me at any moment of the day through my “smart phone.” A football score you used to have to catch on SportsCenter or in your morning […]

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WILL BETFAIR BECOME A PLAYER IN THE U.S.?

By Ray Paulick Are betting exchanges a possible solution to the problems facing the U.S. Thoroughbred industry, which in 2008 saw its annual pari-mutuel handle fall for the fourth time in six years, dropping over 7% to a 10-year low? The Thoroughbred Owners of California thinks they may be, having recently signed a letter […]

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