Headlines for Tuesday, November 6, 2001

  • Magna Works on Account Wagering Strategy

    With the possibility of account wagering in California as soon as Jan. 1, officials at Magna Entertainment Corp., the owner of three major racetracks in the state, is keeping its plans quiet -- for now.

  • By The Numbers, Oak Tree Meet Stands Tall

    Numbers in most categories were up during the Oak Tree Racing Association meet that concluded Nov. 5 at Santa Anita Park. Total, in-state, and out-of-state handle were up from the corresponding meet in 2000.

  • VLTs Produce $244M for Delaware Tracks

    Video lottery terminals at the three racetracks in Delaware produced about $501 million -- almost half of which went to the tracks -- for fiscal year 2001, according to information provided by the Delaware State Lottery.

  • VLTs Produce $244M for Delaware Tracks

    Video lottery terminals at the three racetracks in Delaware produced about $501 million -- almost half of which went to the tracks -- for fiscal year 2001, according to information provided by the Delaware State Lottery.

  • VLTs Produce $244M for Delaware Tracks

    Video lottery terminals at the three racetracks in Delaware produced about $501 million -- almost half of which went to the tracks -- for fiscal year 2001, according to information provided by the Delaware State Lottery.

  • Total Handle Up at Arlington, On-Track Stats Slip

    Arlington Park's first meet to run through October produced a new single-day record handle and a 10.4% increase in average daily total handle. The tragedies of Sept. 11 were blamed for double-digit losses in on-track handle and attendance.

  • Bridging the Gap

    <i>By Steve Haskin</i> -- The World Thoroughbred Championships has certainly lived up to its new name. Since the horrific events of Sept. 11, America and its European allies have formed a strong bond.

  • Ray Paulick&lt;br&gt;Editor-in-Chief

    California's Challenge

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- Account wagering has to do more than move on- or off-track bets into California homes.

  • Twenty Eight Carat, the dam of A P Valentine, brought Monday&#39;s top price of $4-million.

    Keeneland's First Session: Down, But Not Out

    The market didn't collapse during the first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. But it was clear from the early results the auction would not keep pace with last year's edition, which established a November record for average price and piled up gross revenues of more than $300 million for the second time in its history.

  • Minardi to Walmac International

    European champion Minardi, whose close relative Johannesburg won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), will enter stud at John T.L. Jones Jr.'s Walmac International near Lexington.

  • Ethereal and jockey Scott Seamer in the winner&#39;s enclosure.

    Australia Race Report: Memorable Melbourne

    Sheila Laxon is the first woman to prepare the Melbourne Cup (Aust-I) winner -- officially at least. When Ethereal dashed down the center of a damp Flemington course to overwhelm Godolphin's Give the Slip, the Rhythm filly raced herself and her handler into Cup history.