Massachusetts legislation allows simulcasting to continue.
County fairs at San Joaquin and Alameda got the Northern California summer circuit off to a good start with strong growth over corresponding meets a year ago despite racing fewer dates.
Coming off a grade I win last month, Acclamation returns on the opening Saturday of the 2011 Del Mar season in the $300,00 Eddie Read Stakes (gr. IT) July 23.
Multiple grade I stakes winner Winchester heads a field of seven grass runners entered for the $100,000 Stars and Stripes Stakes (gr. IIIT), a 1 1/2-mile turf event July 23.
The just-concluded Hollywood Park 2011 spring/summer stand was off 2.4% in average total handle, according to Hollywood Park officials.
Keeneland, the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, and Blue Grass Farms Charities July 20 announced an innovative partnership to provide free dental screenings for the children of horse industry employees.
It drew a short field, but the $250,000 TVG Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I) July 23 at Saratoga features five of the best 3-year-old fillies in the nation in a race that could go a long way in deciding divisional honors.
The $100,000 Schuylerville (gr. III) for 2-year-old fillies is the feature on opening day of the 40-day Saratoga meet, but the ungraded James Marvin Stakes for older sprinters is the race that has everyone taking notice.
Lenny and Steve discuss upcoming races, including the Whitney, Haskell, and Hopeful; Blind Luck and Havre de Grace, and the story behind graded stakes winner Majestic City. Plus trainer Kenny McPeek talks about lasix. Watch Video
Mount Pleasant Meadows has received approval from the Michigan Gaming Control Board to hold live racing beginning July 24.
The seventh race on the July 22 opening day at Saratoga Race Course will be named in honor of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, a Representative who is recuperating from injuries sustained when she was shot Jan. 8.
Calder Casino & Race Course has announced it will cancel nine Monday race cards originally scheduled during the later portion of the Calder meet.
Smarty Jones, the 2004 champion 3-year-old male and that year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner, has arrived for stallion duty in Uruguay.
After weeks of being dark because of a state government shutdown, Canterbury Park in Minnesota will resume its racing and gaming operations July 21.
The New York Racing Association, which has a long tradition of clashing with state government officials, faces a new review of its books by the state's chief fiscal watchdog.
Churchill Downs Inc. and The Stronach Group have renewed their partnership in HRTV, the horse racing and equestrian-related network, through 2014.
The NBC Sports Group's seven straight weekends of "Summer at Saratoga" coverage begins Saturday, July 23, with live coverage of the TVG Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I).
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