Keyword: NFL

  • Brian Rolapp spoke at the Jockey Club Round Table.

    Racing Gets Some Tips From NFL Executive

    The racing industry Aug. 10 was offered a look at the success of the National Football League and, though racing lacks the fundamental structure to support similar growth, there were tips on maximizing interest in the sport.

  • Customer Needs Focus of Simulcast Conference

    The International Simulcast Conference in Lexington will commence Monday, Oct. 7, with a series of sessions devoted to the urgent need to improve and enhance the customer experience at tracks and simulcast facilities.

  • CDI Venture: Derby/Oaks Packages

    Following the lead of other premier sporting events such as the Super Bowl, Churchill Downs Inc. has partnered up with a full-service travel agent to offer event packages for its two biggest days of racing, the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) Presented by Yum! Brands and the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).

  • Dan Liebman: Editor-in-Chief

    Commentary: Broad Cast

    <i>By Dan Liebman</i> - During dinner with colleagues the night of Dec. 29, a member of the party returned to the table and mentioned how the New York Giants were leading the New England Patriots in the fourth quarter. A television in an adjacent room was showing the game on CBS.

  • Ray Paulick&lt;br&gt;Editor-in-Chief

    Commentary: Scandalous

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - Racing has no commissioner, so when a substance, possibly cobra venom, was found in a trainer's barn a month ago, there is no swift and decisive action, only inaction.

  • Ray Paulick&lt;br&gt;Editor-in-Chief

    The Big Chill

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - Human sports and racing have faced the same challenge: the cheaters are ahead of the labs.

  • Ray Paulick &lt;br&gt;Editor-in-Chief

    Wanna Bet?

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- An online betting exchange poses a serious threat to horse racing because none of the money wagered is passed on to the industry.

  • Who's Bad?

    <i> By Lenny Shulman</i> -- When compared with the transgressions in other professional and amateur sports, maybe racing isn't so bad.