Keyword: William Hill

  • Casinos and wagering facilities would offer sports betting if legalized

    Circuit Court Rejects NJ Sports Betting Law

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled, by a 2-1 vote, that New Jersey's 2014 law authorizing sports betting at casinos and racetracks is illegal. An appeal, however, is planned.

  • Monmouth Park

    Monmouth, New Jersey Racing Enjoy Spotlight

    When the racing spotlight falls on Monmouth Park this weekend, Dennis Drazin, who has helped guide the track in recent years, is confident fans who attend and watch on national television will see a top track.

  • Nevada Approves Horse of Year Future Wager

    Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan opened as the 4-1 favorite in the first-ever Horse of the Year future bet odds listed April 25 by bookmakers William Hill.

  • Oxbow
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    Oxbow, Pointing to Haskell, Arrives at Spa

    Calumet Farm's Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Oxbow arrived at Saratoga Race Course at noon July 9 and will make his next start in the $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational (gr. I) July 28 at Monmouth Park.

  • British Purses to Increase in 2013

    The projections follow an Oct. 24 agreement in which the three largest bookmakers: William Hill, Ladbrokes, and Gala Coral, agreed to guarantee that their combined contribution will be at least $72.5 million.

  • Danedream Likely to Miss Arc

    Danedream, winner of last year's Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I), might not be able to contest this year's running Oct. 7 because of an outbreak of a serious equine disease in Cologne, Germany.

  • Game On Dude

    Countdown to the Cup: The Game's Afoot

    William Hill is dangling a carrot out there and is just daring American punters to go for it. And if you don't like carrots, just think of Game On Dude's 7-1 odds for the Breeders' Cup Classic as chocolate cake or pizza.

  • Database Rights Ruling Hinders BHB Plan

    The British Horseracing Board's future funding strategy was thrown into disarray when the European Court of Justice Nov. 9 ruled in favor of bookmaker William Hill's challenge over database rights.

  • Ouija Board among this year's European Cup contingent.

    Europeans Not as Strong This Year?

    On the heels of a Breeders' Cup when they had a huge day, the Europeans do not seem to hold as strong a hand this year.

  • Euros Adjust Odds After Post Draws

    The English bookmaking operations were busy updating their odds Wednesday morning after the post-position draw was held for Saturday's Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships at Santa Anita.

  • European Punters Rooting for Rock of Gibraltar

    The fans and punters in England are all rooting for Rock of Gibralter in the NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), but the betting shops sure aren't. Their biggest extension, by far, is on "the Rock."

  • Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe winner Marienbard uncertain for BC Turf.

    Arc Winner Marienbard Withdrawn from William Hill Turf Odds

    English bookmaking firm William Hill has dropped Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Marienbard from its board for the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT), citing the horse's "withdrawal" from the race at Arlington Park Oct. 26.

  • William Hill Unveils Latest Breeders' Cup Odds

    In the latest Breeders' Cup odds from British bookmaker William Hill, Travers winner Medaglia d'Oro and dual classic winner War Emblem are the joint 5-1 favorites for the Classic.

  • Slow Growth in North American Purses

    The boom from simulcasting is over and North American purses are now growing progressively slower every year like a freight train struggling up a mountain pass. The problem this time around is that the next mountain peak may still be a ways off, and the downhill side does not appear to be very steep.

  • Another Win For Seabiscuit; Book Receives Top Award in England

    "Seabiscuit", Laura Hillenbrand's best-selling book about the rags-to-riches story of a 1930s Thoroughbred champion and the colorful people associated with him, has been honored with the prestigious "William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award."

  • Seabiscuit, the Book, Finalist For Prestigious Award

    Seabiscuit, Laura Hillenbrand's best-selling book about the rags-to-riches story of a 1930s Thoroughbred champion and the colorful people associated with him, is a finalist for the "William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award."

  • England's William Hill Releases Odds

    When the pre-entries were announced Wednesday, the British betting shops released their odds on the eight Breeders' Cup races. Among them is William Hill, which announced the following prices:

  • Support grows for Point Given as Kentucky Derby favorite.

    Point Given's Role as Derby Favorite Strengthened

    Point Given didn't even run over the weekend, but English bookmaking firm William Hill dropped its Kentucky Derby (gr. I) price anyway, from 7-4 to 3-2. There certainly is no disputing Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner Point Given is a deserved favorite for the May 5 Derby. Mike Battaglia, who has made Churchill Downs' Derby morning line since 1975, said if he had to make the line today, he would make Point Given 2-1.