Equibase Acquisition Suggests Future Is Now For GPS Technology To Time, Chart Horse Races

Equibase Company LLC today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Axcis Information Network Inc. (TrackMaster), has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the timing assets of American Teletimer Corporation (ATC), a leading provider of timing, photo finish and video services for Thoroughbred, Standardbred and Greyhound racing. ATC will maintain its photo finish and television […]

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Meadowlands’ Winter Meet Survival Challenge Returns Jan. 4

The always popular Meadowlands Winter Meet Survival Challenge powered by 123Racing returns Friday, January 4, 2019. Cash prizes and World Harness Handicapping Championship presented by DerbyWars seats are up for grabs in this free online competition. Trackmaster will provide Platinum Past Performances for each night of the contest.  The game covers the Meadowlands’ Winter Meet and […]

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Figure Makers: Hard-Core Computing

So far in our series on speed figures, we’ve seen how numbers get adjusted using the Beyer method, how pace is incorporated into TimeformUS ratings and how so-called “designer” figure makers like Thoro-Graph and The Sheets take into account factors such as ground loss and wind speed. In our final installment, we’re looking at two […]

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Starr: Hoppertunity Has ‘All The Tools’ To Topple Chrome, Shared Belief

The Grade 2, $500,000 San Antonio Invitational Stakes gives us the long awaited second meeting between California Chrome and Shared Belief, two of the best three-year-olds of 2014. After a perfect three-for-three start to his career as a two-year-old in 2013, Shared Belief missed the Derby preps and Triple Crown Races with a foot issue. […]

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By Ray Paulick Will a bet-processing tote division be the newest sibling in the Jockey Club’s family of companies? That’s the word I’m hearing from a variety of sources within the industry who say the not-for-profit breed registry is itching to get into the tote business with a new, for-profit subsidiary along the lines of […]

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