Illinois racing remained on the brink of virtual extinction as the state legislature took no action Dec. 3 on a bill that would have provided funding to run a full 2014 schedule.
Churchill Downs Inc. on Oct. 30 reported net revenues for the third quarter increased 13%, or $20.8 million, to $185.6 million from $164.9 million, during the same period of the prior year.
TwinSpires.com announced that it is suspending wagering activity from Texas residents effective Sept. 25, following the dismissal of a federal lawsuit in which it challenged that state's ban on Internet gambling.
TwinSpires.com is launching a new faster-paced, multi-track wager Aug. 17 that is structured so players will see the first race through the fifth race in 90 minutes.
A record Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) week in terms of revenue helped Churchill Downs Inc. to a record-breaking second quarter in 2013.
The international gaming company Codere has initiated an agreement with Churchill Downs Incorporated to have racing from Hipodromo de Las Americas in Mexico City simulcast throughout North America on TwinSpires.com.
TwinSpires.com's summer handicapping contest is offering $1,500 daily to anyone who places consecutive winning $10 show bets for an entire card. If no one succeeds, the payout rolls over to the next day.
Churchill Downs and TwinSpires.com announced an increase in the guaranteed Pick 6 pools on the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) card May 3 and the following day's card that features the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I)
Despite concerns voiced by one member, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has approved an additional 40 historical race wagering machines and additional types of games and wagers at Kentucky Downs.
TwinSpires.com, the official advance deposit wagering service for Churchill Downs Incorporated, is giving 150 players a chance to win a $500 betting bankroll for Kentucky Derby Day.
Churchill's experience in operating an ADW and working with state regulators could prove useful as it attempts to expand its Internet gambling operations.
HRTV will offer racing fans the latest, up-to-date information on the Triple Crown trail when it premieres the weekly Fasig-Tipton Pursuit of the Crown, presented by Twinspires.com show Thursday, Feb. 7.
Churchill Downs is among the growing number of publicly traded companies that have accelerated payment of dividends to get ahead of probable increased tax rates next year.
Churchill Downs Inc. officials said Nov. 6 the company had a "decent" third quarter in 2012 and is poised for growth in 2013-14.
Recent action by the Texas Racing Commission to enforce its ban on Internet and telephone wagering has resulted in a lawsuit filed by Churchill Downs Inc. and TwinSpires.com.
Customers continue to receive letters from TwinSpires.com informing them of an early August security breach that allowed access to basic personal information.
The Churchill Downs-owned ADW issued rebates on New York wagers that were assessed the wrong takeout over 14 months.
Churchill Downs Inc. reported net earnings of $1.4 million in the first quarter of 2012, a reversal from a $3.2 million loss during the first three months of 2011.
TwinSpires.com, Churchill Downs Incorporated's advanced deposit wagering network, has launched the "Triple Crown Showdown" contest for its customers during the Triple Crown season.
Jason, Tom and James from Brisnet.com handicap the La Brea Stakes at Santa Anita this week. watch video
The California Horse Racing Board agreed Dec. 15 to extend the license of account wagering firm TwinSpires.com after receiving assurance that parent company Churchill Downs Inc. would meet with the Jockeys' Guild.
Jason Shandler, Tom LaMarra and Les Instone from TwinSpires.com handicap the CashCall Futurity at Hollywood Park. watch video
Jason, Tom and Evan Ciannello from TwinSpires.com handicap the Spectacular Bid Stakes at Gulfstream Park. watch video
Jason, Tom, and Steve Pallardy of TwinSpires.com handicap the Clark Handicap from Churchill Downs. watch video
The decision by Churchill Downs Inc. to drop a longstanding insurance agreement with the Jockeys' Guild could have ramifications in California for the company's advance deposit wagering firm TwinSpires.com.
Jason, Tom, and Tim Holland of TwinSpires.com handicap the Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes. Sponsored by TwinSpires.com watch video
TwinSpires.com is offering a guaranteed $100,000 first-place prize in an online handicapping contest that will be conducted Nov. 19.
Jason, Evan and Ed DeRosa from TwinSpires.com handicap the Mrs Revere Stakes at Churchill Downs this week. watch video
Jason, Tom, Evan, and James Scully of twinspires.com preview the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I). Presented by twinspires.com. Watch Video
Jason, Tom, Evan, and James Scully of twinspires.com give quick picks for the Ladies' Classic, the Sprint, the Turf Sprint, the Dirt Mile, the Turf, the Juvenile, and the Mile. Includes Past Performances for the Juvenile. Watch Video
Jason, Tom and Steve Pallardy of TwinSpires.com handicap the Fayette Stakes and review the Breeders' Cup Classic pre-entries in this week's show. watch video
Churchill Downs Inc. reported net earnings from continuing operations of $19.7 million for the third quarter of 2011, up significantly from $3.7 million for the third quarter of 2010.
Jason, Ian and Evan Ciannello from Brisnet.com handicap the Raven Run Stakes at Keeneland this week. watch video
Jason, Evan, and Tim Holland of TwinSpires.com handicap the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup S. at Keeneland this week. watch video
Jason, Tom, and James Scully of TwinSpires.com handicap the Shadwell Turf Mile and First Lady Stakes from Keeneland. watch video
TwinSpires.com and the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks (both gr. I) are partnering with Wyvern International to offer TwinSpires.com players the opportunity to win up to $10,000 in the "Carnival to the Cup Challenge."
Jason, Tom, and Les Instone of TwinSpires.com handicap the Jockey Club Gold Cup and Vosburgh Inivitational at Belmont Park. watch video
Tom, Jason and Tim handicap the Pennsylvania Derby and Kent Stakes this week. watch video
Jason, Ian and Ed DeRosa from TwinSpires.com handicap the Garden City Stakes at Belmont Park. watch video
Jason, Tom and James Scully from TwinSpires.com handicap the Travers Stakes and King's Bishop Stakes from Saratoga. watch video
Keeneland has launched its own advance deposit wagering system, which is available to residents of Kentucky, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, and Ohio.
Jason, Ian and Tim handicap the Arlington Million and Secretariat Stakes at Arlington Park this weekend. Watch Video
Jason, Tom, and Ed DeRosa of TwinSpires.com, handicap the Whitney Invitational Handicap and West Virginia Derby. Watch Video
Jason, Ian and Evan handicap the Haskell and Jim Dandy this weekend. Watch Video
Jason, Tom and Steve Pallardy of TwinSpires.com handicap the talent-laden CCA Oaks and James Marvin this week. Watch Video
Tom, Evan and James Scully of TwinSpires.com handicap the Delaware Handicap and Virginia Derby. Both notable grade II races this weekend. Watch Video
Jason, Evan and Les from TwinSpires.com handicap the Hollywood Gold Cup at Hollywood Park and Man o' War at Belmont Park. Watch Video
Jason and Tim of TwinSpires.com handicap the Shoemaker Mile S. and Suburban H. this week. Watch Video
Though there is no end in sight for the continued declines in North American racing, the newly elected chairman of Churchill Downs Inc. painted a positive picture for the Kentucky-based racetrack and gaming operator.
Jason and James Scully from twinspires.com preview the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), and make their picks. Watch Video
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