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  • 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...
  • Labor secretary ready to lead mediation on simulcast talks

    Maryland labor secretary Alexander Sanchez will begin leading mediation next week on a new simulcasting agreement between Rosecroft Raceway and representatives of Maryland's thoroughbred racing industry. The state-led mediation comes after Penn...
  • Horse breeders saddled with tax scrutiny

    Horse breeders saddled with tax scrutiny
    The battle over the federal budget has been playing out slowly in Congress for weeks, but it came galloping toward Maryland's thoroughbred farms recently in the form of a proposed tax increase. After threatening to trim the nation's ballooning budget...
  • Jockey club sets Laurel Park fall schedule with 27 stakes races

    Laurel Park will be host to 68 race days and 27 stakes races this fall after the Maryland Jockey Club reached agreement with the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and Maryland Horse Breeders Association today. The schedule was approved by the...
  • Stronach in charge of Pimlico, Laurel Park

    The latest owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course says the Preakness is the key to turning around the state's horse racing industry. Greg Avioli, who heads The Stronach Group's racing business, told state regulators Friday that the second leg of...
  • Racing to expand to five days per week at Laurel Park

    Racing to expand to five days per week at Laurel Park
    Live horse racing is back after the Maryland Racing Commission approved racing dates for both the Timonium Fair Grounds race track and Laurel Park on Friday. Timonium will open for the Maryland State Fair meet Aug. 26, which will be the first live racing...
  • Pikesville condo is treasure trove of memories

    Pikesville condo is treasure trove of memories
    In life, you don't always get exactly what you want. But once in a while, when you do, it turns out to be something wonderful. Such is the case with Marlene Koeppel's dream home. "I had always wanted this condo," she said, her petite frame, wide eyes and...
  • Maryland's largest off-track betting parlor to close

    Maryland's largest off-track betting parlor to close
    Maryland's oldest and largest off-track betting facility will shut down next month, its owners said Tuesday, because it can no longer sustain losses. The closure of the Cracked Claw restaurant and sports palace in Frederick County on Oct. 9 is the latest...
  • Maryland Jockey Club cut losses in 2011

    Maryland Jockey Club cut losses in 2011
    The Maryland Jockey Club, the financially strapped operator of the state's major thoroughbred racetracks, substantially cut its losses last year thanks to state slots subsidies but still falls short of becoming financially stable. Laurel Park and Pimlico...