Keyword: Red Mile

  • Phantom Dollars Flood Track's Double Pool

    A computer glitch linked to United Tote resulted in more than $100,000 in bogus wagers pouring into a daily double pool in late April at Plainridge Park, a Massachusetts Standardbred track.

  • Historical racing machines

    Red Mile, Keeneland Joint Venture Opens

    The latest chapter in the 140-year history of Lexington's Red Mile harness operation began Sept. 12, with the opening of a $42 million renovation to include historical racing and live and simulcast wagering.

  • An artist's rendition of the new Keeneland Event Center.

    Keeneland Plans to Add Instant Racing in 2015

    Keeneland plans to offer historical racing at a new 40,000-square foot facility to be built on the property and scheduled to open in July 2015. The new Keeneland Event Center will offer 600 Instant Racing games.

  • Pros, Cons of Instant Racing Aired in KY

    A public hearing designed to gauge public opinion about a proposal to permit "Instant Racing" type wagering in Kentucky became a faceoff between representatives of the state's horse industry and the Family Foundation.

  • Two Harness Vets Suspended, Fined

    Veterinarians Rick Rothfuss and Rick Mather of Columbus, Ohio, each have been fined $10,000 and have drawn six-month suspensions as a result of an initial investigation at The Red Mile trotting track in Lexington, Ky.

  • Ashford Stud Helps Cancer Foundation

    The Lexington Foundation hosted its second annual Fall Wine Celebration Oct. 13. Held at the Red Mile's Floral Hall in Lexington, the black tie event began with cocktails and a silent auction, followed by dinner and a live auction. It raised more than $700,000 for cancer research, education, and care.

  • Plan for Kentucky Quarter Horse Racing Moving Forward

    Negotiations between the Kentucky Quarter Horse Racing Association and a Lexington Standardbred racetrack are continuing to move forward and could soon result in the return of live Quarter Horse racing to the Bluegrass.

  • Keeneland Not Immune From Simulcast Decline

    Simulcast handle at most Kentucky racetracks has fallen or remained static in each of the past several years. An exception has been Keeneland, which experienced nine consecutive years of growth through 2000, when the amount wagered on simulcasts topped a record $104 million.