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Santa Anita’s Single Ticket Pick Six Jackpot Pays $217,702 On Sunday

There was one winning ticket in Santa Anita’s popular Single Ticket Pick Six Jackpot on Sunday and it was worth $217,702.  With a Jackpot carryover coming into today of $79,071, there was $213,703 in “new” money wagered, creating a total Single Ticket Jackpot pool of $292,774. The lucky ticket was purchased for $96 through Twinspires.com.  […]

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Churchill Downs Denies Derby Media Credential To Longtime Broadcaster Caton Bredar

For the first time in 18 years, longtime racing analyst Caton Bredar will not appear on Louisville’s WAVE 3 News during Kentucky Derby week. Bredar was informed Wednesday by WAVE 3 News that the station had been told by Churchill Downs officials she would not be approved for media credentials to cover the event because […]

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Former United Tote Employee Gets 15-Month Jail Sentence For Extortion Attempt

Ethan C. Fey, a longtime former employee of Churchill Downs and its United Tote subsidiary, on Jan. 25 was sentenced to 15 months in jail in United States District Court in Louisville, Ky. In October, Fey pleaded guilty to one count of Hobbs Act extortion and one count of possession of unauthorized devices. According to […]

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Former United Tote Employee Charged With Extortion; Allegedly Stole Social Security Numbers

A Kentucky man who formerly worked for Churchill Downs Inc.’s bet processing company, United Tote, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on extortion charges. Ethan C. Fey has been charged in United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky in Louisville with one count of Hobbs Act extortion and one count […]

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Mandatory Payouts: Churchill Downs Features $78,527 Single 6 Carryover On Closing Day

Racing at Churchill Downs resumes Sunday for closing day of the 11-day September Meet. The first of 10 races is 12:45 p.m. Eastern and there’s a $78,527 carryover in the Single 6 Jackpot, which has a mandatory payout because of the meet’s conclusion. The six-race sequence will cover Races 5-10 starting at 2:45 p.m. The […]

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TwinSpires To Implement Revisions To IRS Reporting, Withholding Regulations Thursday

In the wake of the IRS’ announcement regarding pari-mutuel wagering on Monday, bet-taking companies across the nation have been rushing to find ways to implement the new tax regulations. Of the “Big Three” advance-deposit wagering companies, TwinSpires was the first to say it will offer horseplayers the chance to take advantage of the new rules […]

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Churchill Announces $60 Million Investment In Louisville Historical Racing Facility

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission voted at its meeting Tuesday to grant Churchill Downs Inc. permission to offer wagering on historical horse racing. The approval is conditional upon CDI submitting additional details about its plans for a new facility at the Trackside Training Center to the commission and its staff for review. There was one dissenting vote. […]

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New Condition, Bad Chalk? Shapiro Discusses Identification Of Vulnerable Favorites

Short-priced horses generally aren’t going to win their backers enough money to write home about, so TwinSpires.com‘s Scott Shapiro has come out with a series discussing different ways to identify a vulnerable favorite, or a short-priced horse which is likely to lose. “One of the most common instances of this occurs when horses that have performed […]

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Hanson: Three Grade 1 Longshot Picks On Belmont Stakes Day

Vance Hanson at TwinSpires.com has provided a trio of longshot picks on Saturday’s Belmont Stakes card, each of which may offer bettors significant value on a day poised to generate significant handle across the board. Already NYRA has announced a 32 percent increase in total handle over the first two days of the Belmont Stakes […]

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TwinSpires Offers Customers Chance To Use ‘Swarm Intelligence’

According to a report in Forbes, Churchill Downs will again utilize artificial intelligence company Unanimous A.I. to provide expert picks for this weekend’s Kentucky Derby. Unanimous A.I. uses swarm intelligence, which synthesizes information into an algorithm from a group of experts, which is designed to amplify the accuracy and decision making of the group. Last year, […]

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