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WHY DOES RACING HATE US OLD MEN?

After 48 hours of being told horse racing needs newer and younger and more female fans, Ray Paulick is mad as hell and he isn’t going to take it anymore. He wants to know, among other things: Why does racing hate us old men? Ray’s gavel to snooze button coverage of the 32nd Asian Racing […]

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ADW DISPUTE: A LINE IN THE SAND

By Ray Paulick The dispute that’s prevented out-of-state horseplayers from betting on Hollywood Park races through account wagering or advance deposit wagering (ADW) companies is about money, of course. Isn’t it always? The same issues shut down account wagering on Churchill Downs, Calder Race Course and other tracks earlier this year. No one who’s […]

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TV LINEUP AND POST TIMES FOR SATURDAY’S BIG RACES

Estimated Post Time (all times Eastern), Race Name, Track, Breeders’ Cup Division, Network, Equibase entries 9:30 a.m.-Royal Lodge Stakes, Ascot, Juvenile Turf, TVG 10:05 a.m.-Meon Valley Stud Mile, Ascot, Juvenile Fillies Turf, TVG 11:15 a.m.-Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, Ascot, Mile Turf, TVG 3:33 p.m.-Kentucky Cup Juvenile Fillies, Turfway, Juvenile Division, TVG, entries 3:40 p.m.-Beldame […]

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THE WEEK THAT WAS: JULY 28-AUG. 2

By Ray Paulick Somewhere down the road we hope Ginger Punch and Zenyatta meet. It truly will be a championship bout. On Saturday, one week after reigning female champion Ginger Punch fought through an opening to win the Go for Wand at Saratoga, Zenyatta floated like a butterfly and then stung like a […]

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HRTVG?

By Ray Paulick TVG, the horse racing channel sold earlier this year when parent Gemstar-TV Guide was purchased by the digital technology company Macrovision (MVSN) , is now being shopped around to potential buyers by Swiss-based financial services company UBS, the Paulick Report has learned. The auction of TVG gives the horse racing […]

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BOLD NEGOTIATIONS

The racing industry is like a three-legged stool with the horseplayers and fans, owners and breeders, and racetracks and wagering companies comprising each of the three legs. Take one away and the stool collapses. Horseplayers, as we all know, are the least organized, though some individuals from that group bet massive sums of money […]

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ACCOUNT WAGERING DEAL STRUCK FOR DEL MAR

UPDATE: On Thursday morning, according to sources, TVG exercised its exclusivity and told the Thoroughbred Owners of California that it would not allow some of the other account-wagering companies to offer online betting on Del Mar. As a result, TwinSpires.com and XpressBet customers in certain states may only bet on Del Mar using their telephone, […]

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