Keyword: capitol racing

  • New Operator, Name for Idaho Racetrack

    Officials in Boise, Idaho have entered into an agreement for Idaho Entertainment to operate Les Bois Park racetrack until December 2013.

  • Help Wanted: Racetrack Operator in Idaho

    As a result of Capitol Racing's decision to cease live and simulcast horse racing at Les Bois Park in Boise, Idaho, the Board of Ada County Commissioners has begun the process of searching for parties interested in leasing the 68-acre facility.

  • Idaho to Honor Native Son Gary Stevens

    Idaho Governor James E. Risch will honor Idaho native and three-time Kentucky Derby winning jockey Gary Stevens with a proclamation announcing next week as "Gary Stevens Week" across Idaho.

  • Magna CEO Jim McAlpine.

    McAlpine Stresses Improving Outlook for Calif. Racing

    While business at Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields is off in 2004, the president and chief executive officer of parent company Magna Entertainment Corporation told the California Horse Racing Board on Feb. 19 that the outlook is improving.

  • CHRB Tables Capitol's Harness License Application

    The California Horse Racing Board tabled Capitol Racing's harness meet application to conduct its upcoming Sacramento meet Thursday because the association has not paid "impact fees" to compensate Los Alamitos Race Course for overlapping dates when Capitol extended its meeting several years ago.

  • Capitol Racing Has Two-Year Pact With Fair Board

    Capitol Racing and the California Exposition and State Fair reached a two-year agreement July 28, but it's possible the contract for the Standardbred meet at Cal Expo will be put out for bid in the future.

  • Racetrack Official Says California Insurance Rates 'Outrageous'

    The general manager of California's only Standardbred racing association said it's unfair for harness horsemen to be lumped into the same workers' compensation insurance category as those who race Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses. He called the premiums "outrageous" and said the state needs to take action.