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  • Robert L. Evans, Churchill Downs president and CEO, said agreements will benefit customers and the industry.

    Churchill, Magna Enter Major Content Agreement

    Churchill Downs Inc. and Magna Entertainment Corp., the two leading owners of racetracks in North America, said March 5 they have entered into agreements that include CDI's purchase of 50% interest in MEC's HRTV network.

  • Magna Revenues Rise, Net Income Declines

    Magna Entertainment, the publicly-held racetrack and off-track betting company, reported that revenues increased to $248.8 million during the first quarter of fiscal 2002, compared with $244.5 million for the same period one year ago.

  • Youbet.com Management Outlines New Focus

    A founder of Youbet.com who recently rejoined the pari-mutuel wagering network says the company's new management team is focusing on marketing, cooperative efforts with racetracks, and raising capital.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    By All Accounts

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- Concern for the racing fan and the industry doesn't appear to be driving some of the decisions regarding account wagering in California.

  • Jim McAlpine, Magna Entertainment CEO, said XPress Bet service would be available Jan. 26.

    A New Beginning for California Racing?

    The California Horse Racing Board has granted licenses to two companies to offer account wagering effective immediately, and betting will begin. But the licenses are time-sensitive, and some deals with horsemen remain in limbo.