Headlines for Thursday, November 17, 2011

  • CHRB Defers ADW Licenses Over Guild Insurance

    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.

  • Board OKs California Horsemen Settlement

    With no discussion, the California Horse Racing Board approved an eleventh-hour settlement between rival horsemen's groups Nov. 17 aimed at heading off a decertification vote of the Thoroughbred Owners of California.

  • Massachusetts Decreases Horse Racing Subsidy

    In a move needed to get the final version of an expanded gambling bill to the desk of the governor before its winter break, the Massachusetts legislature approved a bill that cuts revenue to horse racing.

  • Shared Account

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    BC Winner Shared Account Retired

    Shared Account, winner of last year's Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) and seventh in this year's running in what proved to be her final start, has been retired from racing.

  • THS: Delta Jackpot 2011

    Jason, Tom, and Tim Holland of TwinSpires.com handicap the Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes. Sponsored by TwinSpires.com

  • THS: Delta Jackpot 2011

    Jason, Tom and Tim Holland of TwinSpires.com handicap the Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes 2011

  • Drill

    Drill Favored in Lucrative Delta Jackpot

    Led by grade I winner Drill, a trio of California juveniles will invade Louisiana for the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III), a race that will give the winner plenty of earnings heading into next year's Triple Crown.

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    English Champion Midday Retired

    Midday, a two-time English champion and winner of the 2009 Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), has been retired from racing to became a broodmare.

  • Association Between Racehorse Purchase Price and Earnings

    Thoroughbred racehorses have to run a pretty fast race to keep up with the money spent to get them to the track, according to a new study by Australian researchers. But it turns out that, at least up to a certain point, buyers are getting the value they're paying for--although it's still a great risk.

  • Chewin' the Fat Episode 10

    Chewin' the Fat is Australia's newest horse racing show. Emirate's stakes day preview.