Headlines for Tuesday, December 7, 2010

  • Arquana Sale's Average Rises 10.6%

    Arqana's Deauville breeding stock sale ended its four-day run Dec. 7 in France with increases from 2009 of 23.5% in gross revenue to €16,314,000 ($21,743,000 in U.S. funds) and 10.6% in average price to €28,722 ($38,347).

  • Robert Evans

    Evans: Optimism, But Not Without Changes

    Churchill Downs Inc. president and chief executive officer Bob Evans said Dec. 7 there are reasons to be optimistic about the future of horse racing -- but not without major changes in the way the industry does business.

  • Hangin' With Haskin: I lied

    Well, now that her farewell appearances at Hollywood and Keeneland have come and gone, I have discovered the Zenyatta reservoir is a lot deeper than I thought.

  • Racing Keeps Eye on Internet Poker Bill

    The pari-mutuel industry could end up with some benefits should Congress opt to use legalization of Internet poker to help fund continuation of broad tax cuts agreed upon by Republicans and President Obama.

  • NTRA Relying Less on Membership Dues

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has adopted a $9.1 million budget for 2011 that relies less on dues from members and more on revenue from other programs.

  • Battle Between NYRA, OTBs Resurfaces

    With the future of the New York City Off Track Betting Corp. up in the air, the New York Senate returned to the Capitol to find itself in the middle of a long-standing battle between tracks and OTB corporations.

  • Support the TCA - By Erin Crady

    Many rely on our funding for basic horse care needs, while others may use the grants to build new pastures so they can expand their facilities.

  • Trade Zone: The Healthy Foal

    December 11, 2010 - Your broodmare is in her final months of gestation and is approaching her term. After a year of planning and preparation, you, as her owner, must be ready for what follows.