Horse racing

Photos: Horses hit the track day before racing season starts

1 day ago   |   Times Union

SARATOGA SPRINGS - The people won't be there until Friday but hundreds of thoroughbreds were on the main track the day before Saratoga Race Course opens for the season. Horse...
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Saratoga Casino nearing purchase of Kentucky race track

3 days ago   |   Times Union

Saratoga Casino and Hospitality Group is nearing a purchase of Ellis Park, a thoroughbred race track and simulcast parlor in Henderson, Ky. According to a report from The...
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Fiery Hall of Fame jockey Manny Ycaza dies at 80

3 days ago   |   National Post

Manny Ycaza, a Hall of Fame jockey who won the 1964 Belmont Stakes and paved the way for generations of Latin Americans to ride in North America, has died. He was 80. Ycaza...
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Horse racing regulators approve sale of Kentucky racetrack

3 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A group holding a minority ownership stake in Ellis Park cleared a key hurdle Tuesday in its bid to purchase the western Kentucky racetrack, winning approval...
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New Jersey track brings sports bets to New York's doorstep

6 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - A northern New Jersey horse racing track has brought legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep.
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Gronkowski Owners Buy New Race Horse, Name Him 'LeBron J'

17 days ago   |   SI

LeBron J will be eligible to run in next year's Triple Crown races.
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Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinois

17 days ago   |   Miami Herald

July 1, 2018 Belleville News-Democrat Illinois horse racing wants you to bet on the past so it has a future So what sucker would gamble on a horse race that...
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Filly Wonder Gadot beats the head, field to win $1-million Queen's Plate

20 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

TORONTO - Filly Wonder Gadot won the 159th running of the $1-million Queen's Plate. John Velazquez rode the 2/1 favourite to victory in North America's oldest annually-run race...
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Betting on past horse races? Tracks seek OK to take wagers on 'historical horse racing'

24 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The Illinois Racing Board advanced a proposal Tuesday to allow video gambling on past horse races - even as the board's attorney advised that the move would be illegal. As a...
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Kentucky Lottery to test new live horse racing game

Kentucky Lottery to test new live horse racing game

24 days ago   |   WLWT

A new lottery game is coming to horse country.
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