Keyword: Texas Horsemen's Partnership

  • Texas Horsemen Sue State Over Funding

    The Texas Horsemen's Partnership filed a lawsuit Jan. 7 against the state's comptroller alleging that a budget provision allowing the withholding of operating funds from the Texas Racing Commission is unconstitutional.

  • Texas Fires First Shot Over ADW Revenue

    Account wagering companies that take bets on races from Lone Star Park must agree to a new formula that gives an equal share of pari-mutuel revenue to the racetrack, horsemen, and the wagering provider.

  • VLT Provision Fails to Muster Support in Texas

    Unless the Senate revives interest in the concept soon, it appears the Texas legislature will not legalize video lottery terminals at the state's five horse tracks and three Greyhound tracks.

  • Texas Official: Constitutional Amendment for Gaming

    Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has declared voters must approve an amendment to the state constitution before any of the 10 licensed horse or Greyhound tracks in Texas can install video lottery terminals.

  • Texas Horsemen's Group Urges Support for VLTs

    The Texas Horsemen's Partnership has asked its 5,000 members to send e-mail or letters to Gov. Rick Perry and state legislators asking them to support a bill that would legalize video lottery terminals at the 10 licensed horse and dog tracks in the state.

  • Texas Legislation Calls for VLTs at 10 Racetracks

    Texas Sen. Ken Armbrister recently filed a bill to legalize video lottery terminals at the 10 licensed horse and dog racetracks in the state. The legislation apparently cames in response to pleas for alternative gaming at tracks from the Texas Horsemen's Partnership, the Texas Racing Agri-Industry Council, and the Texas Thoroughbred Association.

  • Roark Defeats Hiles in National HBPA Election

    John Roark, chairman of the management committee of the Texas Horsemen's Partnership, and president of the Texas Thoroughbred Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association, was elected president of the National HBPA during its convention Aug. 12-14 in Boston, Mass.

  • Thoroughbred Meet at Manor Downs Canceled

    A joint statement released Tuesday by Manor Downs, the Texas Racing Commission, horsemen, and breed associations said the 2001 Thoroughbred meet at Manor Downs has been canned because construction that would allow the Austin-area track to hold the April meet couldn't be completed.