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Very Cool Time Lapse Video Of Keeneland Opening Day

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March Wagering Down Slightly From 2012

March Wagering Down Slightly From 2012 http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/77317/march-wagering-down-slightly-from-2012

Commingled pari-mutuel handle for March was $983,428,969, down only 0.11% from the same month in 2012, according to the Thoroughbred Racing Economic Indicators released by Equibase April 4. In February handle was down 6.56%, and in January 2.02% from the previous year.
For the first three months of this year, [...]

Keeneland Expects Full Gate for Blue Grass

Keeneland Expects Full Gate for Blue Grass http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/77246/keeneland-expects-full-gate-for-blue-grass

When entries for the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) for 3-year-olds are taken April 10, Keeneland officials are expecting a full field of 14.
The Blue Grass, a 1 1/8-mile event on Polytrack set for April 13, is a major points qualifier for the May 4 Kentucky Derby [...]

Fund Set Up to Help Injured Rider Joy Scott | BloodHorse.com

Fund Set Up to Help Injured Rider Joy Scott | BloodHorse.com http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/76969/fund-set-up-to-help-injured-rider-joy-scott

The Southern California racing industry is rallying around Joy Scott, a local jockey who was injured March 12 in a training accident at Santa Anita Park. A fund has been set up through the Winners Foundation to help Scott with her medical expenses.
Scott, [...]

Hollywood Takeout Will Remain 14% in Pick 5 | BloodHorse.com

Hollywood Takeout Will Remain 14% in Pick 5 | BloodHorse.com http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/76976/hollywood-takeout-will-remain-14-in-pick-5

Betfair Hollywood Park will continue to offer the Players’ Pick 5 at the reduced takeout rate of 14% when the spring/summer meet begins April 25.
The Pick 5, which has the lowest takeout of any multiple race wager in California, is a 50-cent minimum bet offered [...]

Anti-Gambling Group Dealt Setback in Ohio

Anti-Gambling Group Dealt Setback in Ohio

An Ohio court has delivered a setback to an anti-gambling group seeking to challenge Gov. John Kasich’s decision to legalize slots-like video lottery terminals at Ohio’s seven horse tracks.
In a unanimous ruling March 14, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals said the Ohio Roundtable lacks legal standing and cannot [...]

Aqueduct Cancels March 8 Racing

Aqueduct Cancels March 8 Racing http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/76734/aqueduct-cancels-march-8-racing

The New York Racing Association, Inc. has canceled live racing at Aqueduct Racetrack for March 8 due to inclement weather. Simulcasting will still be conducted at Aqueduct and Belmont Park.

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Horse racing not alone when it comes to dirty tactics | South China Morning Post

Seriously?
Horse racing not alone when it comes to dirty tactics | South China Morning Post
http://www.scmp.com/sport/racing/article/1185502/horse-racing-not-alone-when-it-comes-dirty-tactics

This month marks the six-year anniversary of an ultimately unsuccessful but highly imaginative and astonishingly intricate attempt to rig races at Happy Valley Racecourse. If you presented this stunning plan as a work of fiction you’d be written [...]

Gulfstream Park, Calder to go head to head in July

Gulfstream Park, Calder to go head to head in July http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/03/01/3260238/gulfstream-park-calder-to-go-head.html

Gulfstream Park and Calder Casino & Race Course on Thursday failed to reach an agreement on future racing dates, and as a result both are scheduled to have racing every Saturday and Sunday from July 1 through June 30, 2014.
Thursday evening was the deadline for [...]

Mountaineer Approved for Mobile Wagering

Mountaineer Approved for Mobile Wagering http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/76511/mountaineer-approved-for-mobile-wagering
Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort, which begins its 2013 meet March 1, has been cleared to offer mobile wagering.
The West Virginia Racing Commission granted the request Feb. 26. The service will be offered through Sportech, the tote provider at Mountaineer, via the track’s wireless Internet system.

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