Knicks Go installed as the Pegasus World Cup favorite, a local rider up for a big award, and a controversy brews, in the week in social media.
Delaware Park will conduct 77 days of live racing in 2021, the track announced today, from late May to mid-October.
Virginia breeders earned millions in 2020 from a Breeders Fund bonus program that paid 40% bonuses on all winning purses nationwide.
Frank P. Wright, a longtime owner and breeder in Maryland whose best runners included graded stakes stars, passed away at 95.
Two Maryland-breds head to the Pegasus World Cup, a training legend retires, and more, in the week in social media.
The Colonial Downs Group held a ribbon-cutting January 8 to announce the opening of a new OTB and gaming emporium in Dumfries, VA.
Though the pandemic led to many fewer racedays in 2020 than in 2019, national wagering handle held steady – though what that means is open to debate.
Talking Pimlico and Laurel renovations, another stakes win for Harpers First Ride, and more, in the week in social media.
Parx Racing track announcer Keith Jones called his final card Wednesday, ending a 34-year run behind the microphone in Bensalem.
Though Pennsylvania casinos are closed, racing at Penn National should be able to continue through January, the horsemen’s chief said.
Charles Town chief steward Danny Wright retired Dec. 19, ending a 50-year career that saw him win 12 graded stakes as a jockey before years in the stand.
One of these years, Maryland racing will find a shiny new Pimlico under its Christmas tree. But it’s going to take a while.
The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act, rolled into the omnibus Covid relief/government spending bill, became law with President Trump’s signature Sunday.
The sprawling Covid-19 relief and government spending bill passed by Congress Monday includes the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act.
Despite the challenges of the pandemic, Charles Town Races ended its 2020 season Saturday with substantial gains in wagering.
The American Graded Stakes Committee today announced the list of all graded and listed stakes for 2021.
PETA and the Stronach Group team up, a stallion retires, and more, in the week in social media.
Colonial Downs will race 21 days in 2021 in a meet that stretches from mid-July to early September.
Charles Town Races has canceled its Thursday card, the track announced — the second straight canceled card.