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  • Thoroughbreds will race at Los Alamitos

    Thoroughbreds will race at Los Alamitos
    Los Alamitos Race Course will hold its first thoroughbred meeting on its newly expanded mile oval beginning Thursday in a two-week test that will enable trainers, jockeys, owners and fans to get a feel for a facility that's becoming very important in...
  • Hialeah Park announces $60M expansion

    Hialeah Park announces $60M expansion
    Hialeah Park Racing and Casino officials announced an "immediate and ongoing expansion" this week that will cost $60 million and be completed by the end of 2015. President John J. Brunetti said plans include expansion and enhancement of the poker room,...
  • Del Mar race season set to begin July 17; second meet in November

    Del Mar race season set to begin July 17; second meet in November
    And they’re off. Racing season in Del Mar, a Southern California staple since Bing Crosby welcomed the first guest to the horse racing track in 1937, opens July 17 and continues until Sept. 3 this year. For the first time, Del Mar has added a 15-...
  • Hialeah announces $60M expansion

    Hialeah announces $60M expansion
    ┬áHialeah Park Racing and Casino officials announced an “immediate and ongoing expansion” this week that will cost $60 million and be completed by the end of 2015. President John J. Brunetti said plans include expansion and enhancement of the...
  • Gulfstream takes over control of horse racing

    Gulfstream takes over control of horse racing
    The deal to end head-to-head racing in South Florida has finally been approved, marking the end of 43 years of independent racing operations at Calder Casino & Race Course. The track's parent company, Churchill Downs Incorporated, announced Tuesday that...
  • Colonial Downs files appeal against Virginia Racing Commission

    NEW KENT — The dispute regarding thoroughbred racing in New Kent County is off to court. Colonial Downs has filed a notice of appeal in Richmond Circuit Court that the Virginia Racing Commission overstepped its authority last week when it requested...
  • Rauner offers business tax ideas, few specifics

    Rauner offers business tax ideas, few specifics
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Wednesday continued to slowly roll out ideas on how he’d govern if elected, calling for an overhaul of tax credits used to keep businesses in Illinois and the end of several targeted tax breaks. The...
  • The West of old, new and myth meet in Durango, Colo.

    The West of old, new and myth meet in Durango, Colo.
    Without railroads and mines, what would the American West be? Less populous, less prosperous, less polluted. And the town of Durango might not be anything at all. Durango, sporty and historic, stands 6,520 feet above sea level among the San Juan...
  • Sagamore Farm building burns in fire

    Sagamore Farm building burns in fire
    A fire badly damaged a recently-renovated building at Sagamore Farm in northern Baltimore County Monday night into Tuesday, the farm's management and Baltimore County fire officials said. The fire, which occurred in the 3500 block of Belmont Avenue in...
  • Gulfstream, Calder wait for state approval on racing dates agreement

    The long sought after agreement that would end head-to-head thoroughbred racing in South Florida is deep in the stretch run, but just short of the finish line. The pact which would leave Gulfstream Park in charge of local racing is in its final stages of...
  • Jim Tafel, owner of '07 Derby winner Street Sense, 1924-2014

     Jim Tafel, owner of '07 Derby winner Street Sense, 1924-2014
    After retiring as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Technical Publishing Co. in 1983, Jim Tafel immersed himself in thoroughbred racing, and the horses he owned and bred made sports headlines. Queen Elizabeth II was seated in a...