Keyword: ThistleDown Racino

  • Mr. Z won the 2015 Ohio Derby

    Ohio Derby Back to 1 1/8 Miles in 2016

    The Ohio Derby will return to the distance of 1 1/8 miles and for the second year in a row will be worth $500,000 for its 82nd running June 25, 2016, at ThistleDown Racino in North Randall, Ohio.

  • Dubacious Leads Way in Best of Ohio Endurance

    Loooch Racing Stable's Dubacious, sent to the lead in the opening quarter of a mile, led throughout to score a one-length victory in the $150,000 Best of Ohio Endurance Oct. 10 at ThistleDown.

  • Jac's Fact

    54 Entered in Best of Ohio Series

    With record purses of $750,000 for five stakes restricted to Ohio-breds, the Best of Ohio series attracted 54 entries for its Oct. 10 renewal at ThistleDown Racino.

  • Ohio HBPA, ThistleDown Resolve Dispute

    The Ohio HBPA, which withdrew permission for its races to be simulcast in a dispute with track management over the number of available stalls, said ThistleDown officials agreed Sept. 18 to increase the number of stalls.

  • Ohio HBPA Pulls Plug on ThistleDown Signal

    For the second time in three years, the Ohio Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association has pulled the plug on the exporting of ThistleDown Racino's live racing signal.

  • Richard Skinner, vice president and general manager for ThistleDown

    ThistleDown Reaps Results of Improved Program

    This year's $500,000 Ohio Derby in retrospect can be considered a success on several levels, and management at ThistleDown Racino expects the marquee race--and the overall racing product--to only get better.

  • Caesars' Moves Impact Turfway, ThistleDown

    Media outlets in Cincinnati and Las Vegas report that Caesars Entertainment on Feb. 26 sold off enough of its interest in Turfway Park to Dan Gilbert's Rock Ohio Ventures to make Rock Ohio the majority owner of the track.

  • Belterra Park

    Ohio to Offer 293 Thoroughbred Dates in 2015

    Seven Ohio racetracks have been approved for a total of 770 live racing days in 2015. During its October meeting, the Ohio State Racing Commission signed off on a schedule that offers 293 days of Thoroughbred racing.

  • A view of the grandstand from the far side of one-mile track.

    Ohio Track Preparing for First Race Meet

    Though Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Ohio is open for business, construction continues on the stable area in advance of the scheduled Nov. 24 launch of Thoroughbred racing.

  • Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course

    OH Thoroughbred Tracks Seek 293 Dates in 2015

    Ohio's three Thoroughbred racetracks have applied for a combined 293 racing days for 2015. There would be no overlap between ThistleDown Racino and Mahoning Valley Race Course, which are located not that far apart.

  • Ohio Tracks, Horsemen Sign 10-Year Deals

    The Ohio Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association has signed 10-year racing agreements with the under-construction Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course and ThistleDown Racino, formerly known as Thistledown.