After a 17-year absence, live Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racing with pari-mutuel wagering returns to Casper, Wyo., for four days: Sept. 12-13 and 19-20.
Wyoming became the second state to enact wagering on historical races via legislative action and the signature of the governor Feb. 27.
Citing a decline of in-state wagering, Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona announced Jan. 18 that it would reduce the purses of six stakes races.
Turf Paradise has named an opening-day stakes race after longtime track announcer Luke Kruytbosch, who died July 14 in Evansville, Ind.
Joseph F. Joyce Jr., founder of the world's first million-dollar race for Thoroughbreds, the Arlington Million, died Monday, Nov. 27, at the age 77.
Turf Paradise concluded it 50th anniversary season May 21 with substantial increases in attendance and handle.
Remington Park's general manager Frank Deal has resigned as head of the state's largest racetrack, The Oklahoman reported Monday.
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