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  • Retama's Wagering Average Drops

    Retama Park reported mixed results with a 9% increase in average daily live attendance; a 15% drop in average daily live wagering, and a modest 4% decrease in average daily export wagering during the 32-day meet.

  • Retama Park to Keep 30-Night Schedule in 2010

    Retama Park's 2010 live racing season will look similar to 2009 after the Texas Racing Commission approved a 30-night schedule for next year. Live Thoroughbred racing starts Aug. 27 and runs through Nov. 6, 2010.

  • Plans for Racetrack Near Austin Progress

    Pending final approval from the Texas Racing Commission, the Austin Jockey Club is almost ready to build a new racetrack in Pflugerville, a fast-growing suburb north of Austin. The commission could review the plan at its Nov. 22 meeting.

  • Plans for New Texas Track Slow Down

    Plans to construct a new racetrack near the Texas City of Pflugerville have been put on hold while members of The Austin Jockey Club work with the city and county concerning traffic issues. The Texas Racing Commission was scheduled to hear a proposal from representatives of the track at its Aug. 12 meeting.

  • Texas Commission Approves Dates After Agreement Between Sam Houston, Retama

    The Texas Racing Commission has approved the live racing calendar for all Texas racetracks in 2003. Prior to TRC approval of the calendar, Retama Park and Sam Houston Race Park agreed during a private discussion to hold concurrent dates for live racing on Oct. 25 and Oct. 26 next year.

  • Retama Park Growing Its Handle Through OTBs

    Retama Park ended its 50-day Thoroughbred meet with an 11% increase in total handle. Increased interest in the racetrack's signal offset a 7.8% decline in on-track handle.