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  • Thoroughbred racing industry misses racing-date deadline

    The thoroughbred industry missed Thursday's deadline to submit a long-term business plan to sustain the sport to the Maryland General Assembly. A state law enacted earlier this year to provide slot subsidies to the state's struggling racetracks called...
  • Maryland Jockey Club unveils logo for 137th Preakness

    Maryland Jockey Club unveils logo for 137th Preakness
    The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled the 2012 Preakness logo for the 137th Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the Triple Crown, to be run May 19 at Pimlico Race Course. The 2012 logo, in traditional Maryland colors of red, gold, and black, depicts...
  • Pimlico, Laurel Park to maintain 146 days of racing in 2012

    Pimlico, Laurel Park to maintain 146 days of racing in 2012
    The owner of Maryland's two major thoroughbred tracks and the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association reached a tentative agreement Saturday to maintain 146 days of live racing next year, avoiding another last-minute showdown that threatened the...
  • Horsemen offer help in 2012 for a full racing schedule

    Horsemen offer help in 2012 for a full racing schedule
    The owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course plans to ask the state for up to $6 million in slots subsidies to help support the day-to-day operations of the tracks next year. The move is part of the Maryland Jockey Club's deal with the Maryland...
  • Laurel Park, Pimlico owner to ask for state help in 2012

    Laurel Park, Pimlico owner to ask for state help in 2012
    The owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course plans to ask the state for up to $6 million in slots subsidies to help run 146 days of live racing at the two tracks next year. The move was part of a deal approved Tuesday by the Maryland Racing...
  • Racing enters the home stretch

    Racing enters the home stretch
    The pendulum for Maryland horse racing has swung again, and Maryland Jockey Club owner Frank Stronach has agreed to a full schedule of live racing for 2012, provided the horsemen and state pony up millions in subsidies to cover losses at the track. This...
  • Lucy C. Acton, editor of horse racing magazine, dies

    Lucy C. Acton, editor of horse racing magazine, dies
    Lucy C. Acton, a former Evening Sun feature writer who later was editor of Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred, formerly Maryland Horse Magazine, died June 7 of cancer of the appendix at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Timonium resident was 63. "She was a...
  • Penn National sells stake in Maryland Jockey Club

    Penn National sells stake in Maryland Jockey Club
    The co-owners of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course have ended their tumultuous one-year partnership, leaving Maryland's thoroughbred racetrack operator with a single owner. Penn National Gaming said Thursday it had agreed to sell its minority stake...
  • Racing regulators to consider Rosecroft license

    The Maryland Racing Commission on July 6 is to consider a request to resume live harness racing at Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George's County after nearly three years. Rosecroft's new owner, Penn National Gaming, submitted a license application in May...
  • The Interview: Greg Avioli

    The Interview: Greg Avioli
    Greg Avioli is not new to thoroughbred racing. But the former chief executive of the Breeders' Cup race still faces a difficult task in running The Stronach Group's racing business, which took full control of the financially ailing Maryland Jockey Club...
  • State expected to mediate simulcast negotiations

    The state is expected to mediate negotiations on a new simulcasting agreement between Rosecroft Raceway and representatives of Maryland's thoroughbred racing. A state law aimed at helping the ailing industry calls for state-led mediation if Rosecroft and...