Horse racing

Future or futility? Pegasus World Cup chases young fans

1 day ago   |   Review Journal

The owners of Gulfstream Park have tried several ways to lure a young and well-heeled crowd to the Pegasus World Cup over its five-year existence - most of which had little to...
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Kentucky Supreme Court doubles down on ruling that called some historical horse racing illegal

Kentucky Supreme Court doubles down on ruling that called some historical horse racing illegal

1 day ago   |   WLKY

The Kentucky Supreme Court is doubling down on its ruling that historical horse racing doesn't meet the same betting standards for pari-mutuel wagering.
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PlayUp to do mobile sports betting for New Jersey racetrack

PlayUp to do mobile sports betting for New Jersey racetrack

8 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

FREEHOLD, N.J. - A New Jersey horse racing track is making its move to catch up with the pack in the state's hot sports betting market.
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Trainer Barred in New York and Other States for Giving Horse a Racist Name

13 days ago   |   NY Times

On Twitter, the trainer, Eric Guillot, denied that the name was offensive, but he had directed it at a Black television analyst. The horse ended up with a new name.
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Jockey C.J. McMahon Arrested, Charged with Attempted Murder

18 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

Jockey Charles Jantzen "C.J." McMahon was arrested in Lafayette, Louisiana, last Saturday and charged with second-degree attempted murder, illegal use of weapons and possession...
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It's not just Covid relief: Smokey the Bear, horse racing and the Dalai Lama included in government funding bill

1 month ago   |   NBC News

A handful of oddball bills unrelated to the coronavirus were tacked on to the must-pass funding package, an annual practice on Capitol Hill to get niche legislation passed.
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The Most Surprising Measures Congress Rolled In With The Covid Relief Legislation

1 month ago   |   Forbes

The bill includes unemployment benefits and $600 checks... and policies on horse racing, Smokey Bear and the Dalai Lama.
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Congress approves bill to crack down on racehorse doping

1 month ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - A bill to ban race-day doping of horses and set national medication and track-safety standards for the horse-racing industry is nearing the finish line. Lawmakers...
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‘Slap in the face': Tulsi Gabbard blasts stimulus package as ‘rushed' embodiment of DC's ‘screwed up priorities'

‘Slap in the face': Tulsi Gabbard blasts stimulus package as ‘rushed' embodiment of DC's ‘screwed up priorities'

1 month ago   |   RT

The omnibus stimulus bill, which pours money into everything from missiles to horse racing and offers $600 in direct payment to struggling Americans, is “an insult and a slap...
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Congress passes act to standardize safety rules within horse racing

1 month ago   |   Los Angeles Times

The Horseracing Safety and Integrity Act was passed by Congress as part of a push to standardize medical and safety procedures within the sport.
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