Keyword: poll

  • What Was the Top Race of 2014?

    Here is your chance to choose the top race of 2014. The BloodHorse.com staff had a tough time narrowing down this year's poll to just 15 races, but here they are and now it is time for you to select the best race.

  • MarketWatch Broodmare of the Year Voting Open

    Given that much of our discussion and analysis goes to sires - leading sires, new sires, broodmare sires, undervalued sires - the March issue of MarketWatch is our opportunity to look more in depth at top producers

  • Gural: Use Slots Money for Testing, Marketing

    A proposal floated by Jeff Gural, who leases Meadowlands and operates two racetrack casinos in upstate New York, to use a percentage of gaming revenue for other pro-racing programs has support among USTA members.

  • Poll: 56% of New Yorkers OK With Casinos

    The push and pull by advocates and detractors has yet to begin, but more than half of New Yorkers believe the state should permit full-fledged casinos beyond Indian-owned gambling facilities, a new poll has found.

  • Senator Damon Thayer

    Will KY Poll Aid Bill on Expanded Gambling?

    A poll indicating strong support for racetrack video lottery terminals -- and even stronger support for a constitutional amendment on the issue -- generated plenty of talk among Kentucky legislators Feb. 3.

  • Poll: Best Jockey of 2009

    Who is the best jockey of 2009? Choices include John Velazquez, Calvin Borel, Mike Smith, Ramon Dominguez, Julien Leparoux, and Kent Desormeaux. Cast your vote!

  • Jess Jackson, owner of Stonestreet Farm and majority owner of 2007 Horse of the Year Curlin, testifies before Congress on June 19, 2008.

    Owner Jackson Taking it to the Fans

    Jess Jackson, whose Stonestreet Stable is majority owner of Horse of the Year Curlin, is appealing to the horse's fans to help him decide which direction he should take with the colt's campaign for the remainder of 2008.

  • Poll Says Fan Interest in Racing Up 5.1%

    The number of people in the United States who said they are interested in Thoroughbred racing increased for a fifth consecutive year, according to national consumer research data released March 21 by ESPN Sports Poll, a division of TNS Sport.

  • Empire Maker, left, edged Funny Cide in the final NTRA 3-year-old poll.

    Empire Maker Tops Final NTRA 3-year-old Poll

    In a very close vote by 23 media representatives, Empire Maker came out on top of the final 3-year-old poll of 2003 conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.

  • Michigan Poll: Gambling OK, But Is There Too Much?

    While legislation that would allow video gaming at Michigan racetracks awaits action in the state legislature, residents have voiced their opposition to the proliferation of casino-type gambling in a recent poll.

  • Maryland Voters Favor Slots at Tracks to Help Schools

    Concerns about under-funded education programs could make slot machines more attractive to Maryland legislature this year, according to poll results released today. The poll showed 54% of 800 voters contacted by phone favored having slot machines at racetracks provided a portion of the revenue went toward improving education.