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NTRA Staying Busy in Washington

NTRA Staying Busy in Washington

While the Triple Crown races are approaching beginning with the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), the NTRA continues a busy stretch in Washington putting the industry's message forward on immigration and tax issues.

BloodHorse.com Launches BackTrack Channel

BloodHorse.com Launches BackTrack Channel

Before this year’s Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), BloodHorse.com readers will have a chance to relive some of the most memorable editions of the Louisville classic at its new "BackTrack" channel that focuses on racing history.

Show Time at Oaklawn Park

Show Time at Oaklawn Park

In a move designed to build the confidence of new horseplayers while emphasizing that racing offers a different form of gambling from random gaming like the lottery, Oaklawn Park is paying more money for winning on-track show wagers this year.

Too Many Holes in Racing's Rule Net

Too Many Holes in Racing's Rule Net

If you think there should be a rule against a suspended trainer moving his horses to his wife, not only are you correct but there is such a rule; in fact, it's the industry standard.

Looking at Where California Wagering Revenues Go

Looking at Where California Wagering Revenues Go

Sometimes it's worthwhile to just look at all the places the pari-mutuel dollar goes in racing. The California Horse Racing Board annual report for fiscal year 2015-16 breaks down where every pari-mutuel wagering dollar goes in the state.

Changing Business Model Impacts California Racing

Changing Business Model Impacts California Racing

The California Horse Racing Board's annual report documents the challenge racing faces as the percentage of pari-mutuel money generated for tracks' and horsemen's purses declines as more handle shifts to advance-deposit wagering outlets.

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