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KY Horse Industry Cites Chamber's Support

KY Horse Industry Cites Chamber's Support

Representatives of Kentucky's horse industry said a strong endorsement of a constitutional amendment on expanded gambling by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Feb. 9 indicates broad support for a statewide vote on the issue.

KY Horse Industry: 'Time to Act Is Now'

KY Horse Industry: 'Time to Act Is Now'

Kentucky racetrack operators said May 20 the state's horseracing and breeding industries have reached a critical juncture, and without legislative assistance in the form of on-track gaming, the damage could be irreparable.

KY Horsemen Circulating VLT Petition

The Kentucky Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association is circulating a petition asking the General Assembly to support legislation to authorize video lottery terminals at racetracks in the state.

Last-Chance Deal on Table at Ellis Park

Last-Chance Deal on Table at Ellis Park

Negotiations between Ellis Park and the Kentucky Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association continued July 5 in an effort to resolve a dispute that led the western Kentucky racing to shut down the day before its summer meet was to begin.

Horsemen: CDI Owes Wagering Fees, Purses

Horsemen: CDI Owes Wagering Fees, Purses

In a flurry of responses filed recently in federal court, Kentucky horsemen claim Churchill Downs Inc. owes purse funds upwards to $3 million in unpaid fees from wagering revenues, and have asked a judge to force the racetrack company to pay out funds lost from a 20% purse cut.

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