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Fort Erie to Lose Slots But Vows to Race

Just two days after the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. announced it will end the slots-at-racetracks program in the province in March 2013, it acted swiftly by revealing that slots parlors at three tracks will close.

Going for Gold - By Jacqueline Duke

Going for Gold - By Jacqueline Duke

The largest, deepest pool of equine talent ever assembled has arrived in Kentucky. And, no, it's not the contenders for the 2010 Breeders' Cup World Championships. Read Blog

Through The Lens: In the Summer Time...

Through The Lens: In the Summer Time...

Late summer means weaning time at many farms so I'm photographing the youngsters as they transition from foals to weanlings. Plans are to photograph the weaning process sometime in August. Read Blog

NBC to be Broadcast Partner of WEG

NBC to be Broadcast Partner of WEG

On the lavish fourth floor of the Jockey Club Suites, two days prior to the Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs, representatives of the World Games 2010 Foundation announced NBC as the official network broadcast partner for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, which will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park near Lexington Sept. 25-Oct. 10, 2010.

Woodbine Looks To Commingle With U.S. Pools

Woodbine Entertainment Group, owner of Canada's largest racetrack, has filed applications that would allow its customers to place wagers directly into common pools at two tracks in the United States--The Meadowlands in New Jersey, and Calder Race Course in Florida. Similar applications for New York and California are slated to follow, said Steve Mitchell, WEG senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Report: Woodbine Interested in Meadowlands

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Woodbine Entertainment Group, which operates Thoroughbred and Standardbred meets, is considering a purchase or lease of Meadowlands, another dual-breed facility, according to a published report.

Scientific Games' 4Q Revenue Up 10%

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Scientific Games Corp. announced fourth quarter financial results (year ending Dec. 31, 2002) Feb. 28 and reported a 10% gain in revenue for the quarter.

Woodbine Joins NTRA

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Woodbine, in suburban Toronto, has joined the National Thoroughbred Racing Association NTRA, it was announced Thursday.

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