Horse Racing

Gaming board OKs Louisiana horse racing track, casino sale

15 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

BOSSIER CITY, La. - The state Gaming Control Board has approved the $22 million sale of a northwest Louisiana horse racing track and casino.
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'Trying to play catch up': After loss of Arlington, big bets being placed on future of Illinois horse racing

'Trying to play catch up': After loss of Arlington, big bets being placed on future of Illinois horse racing

11 days ago   |   WGN TV

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - For decades, Arlington International Racecourse was the crown jewel of racing in Illinois. But its owner Churchill Downs Inc. did not apply for future...
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Odds shrinking for sports betting legalization this year in Massachusetts

22 days ago   |   Boston Herald

The odds that Massachusetts lawmakers will legalize sports betting this year are shrinking as state Senate leaders signaled the money-making measure isn't high on the fall...
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The last stand of Bob Baffert, horse racing's most successful and embattled trainer

22 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Bob Baffert has cultivated the story of a horse racing dynasty built from humble roots. He now faces scrutiny about short cuts he's alleged to have taken.
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FBI files: Whitey Bulger bribed jockeys, drugged horses at tracks including Pocono Downs

3 monthes ago   |   The Morning Call

Newly released FBI files on James “Whitey” Bulger detail a horse racing scheme that involved bribing jockeys and drugging horses to fix races at tracks in Boston, New Jersey...
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No Need for Speed at Grants Pass Downs in Oregon

3 monthes ago   |   NY Times

At Grants Pass Downs in Oregon, horses come first and women thrive as owners, trainers and jockeys. The approach is good for business, and the community's soul.
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Haskell Stakes 2021 horses, picks, odds: Expert unveils predictions, betting strategy for Monmouth Park

3 monthes ago   |   CBS Sports   |   2 articles

Horse racing analyst Matt Bernier offers his Haskell Stakes 2021 picks, predictions, and bets
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Commission to consider new requests for five Nebraska horse racing tracks

Commission to consider new requests for five Nebraska horse racing tracks

3 monthes ago   |   KETV

Developers seek approval of racing license in hopes of establishing casinos across the state
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Haskell Stakes 2021: Odds, Post Positions, Prize Money and Picks

3 monthes ago   |   Bleacher Report

With the Triple Crown behind us and the Breeders' Cup on the horizon, Saturday's Haskell Stakes is one of the premier races this time of year...
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Saratoga poised for big horse racing season with return of fans

3 monthes ago   |   Times Union

Saratoga Race Course welcomes back fans for 2021, and many think it will be a record-setting year.
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Wuhan police search for man who killed 7, jumped off bridge

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Gainey has huge campaign war chest for final mayoral drive against Moreno

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Aqara's new HomeKit-enabled Hub E1 plugs into anything with a USB port

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Plug into a world of smart home accessories with Aqara's new Hub E1. What you need to know Aqara has announced the launch of a new HomeKit-enabled smart hub. The Aqara Hub E1... Read more ...

Kennard has 23, Clippers rout Blazers 116-86 for 1st win

Kennard has 23, Clippers rout Blazers 116-86 for 1st win

LOS ANGELES - Luke Kennard scored 23 points, tying his career high with six 3-pointers, and Los Angeles ran away early to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-86 for the... Read more ...

Is Myanmar a failing state?

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Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood & Mine

Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood & Mine

“FUN CITY CINEMA: New York City and the Movies That Made It” is Jason Bailey's authoritative, deeply researched visual history of 100 years of filmmaking in NYC . Author Jason... Read more ...

Who are the contenders and pretenders early in the NBA season?

Who are the contenders and pretenders early in the NBA season?

It's time for an early season heat check on the contenders and pretenders in the NBA. Our staff got together to discuss the Jazz, Bulls, Hawks, Heat and Mavericks. Read more ...

EXPLAINER: What's a 'wealth tax' and how would it work?

To help pay for his big economic and social agenda, President Joe Biden is looking to go where the big money is: billionaires. Biden never endorsed an outright “wealth tax”... Read more ...

'That's their responsibility': East Bay neighborhood upset with county after...

"Our community here is unincorporated, so we don't have really anyone:" Residents of Bay Point say it could have been avoided if the county had cleaned out debris from a nearby... Read more ...