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VLTs Boost Ohio’s Horse Racing Industry

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on January 27, 2014

Following a decade of slow and steady decline, the Ohio horse racing industry is reportedly picking up pace again, primarily as a result of funds generated by video lottery terminals (VLT) placed at the state's horse racing tracks. Ten years ago Ohio was at the top of its game, breeding high quality standardbred horses for harness racing, but the state's racetracks started to lose supporters to surrounding states that had expanded their gambling options - and their purses...

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Breeders’ Cup Classic Winner Mucho Macho Man

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on November 11, 2013

The 2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships celebrated its 30th anniversary on the first and second of November at http://www.horseracing.com/tracks/california/santa-anita/" title="Santa Anita Park">Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California, with Mucho Macho Man crossing the finish line first in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic

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Hollywood Park Racetrack to Close

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on June 6, 2013

Located in Inglewood, California, Hollywood Park Racetrack was designed by well-known racetrack architect Arthur Froehlich, and was opened by the Hollywood Turf Club in 1938. At the time of its opening, the racetrack's chairman was Harry Warner of the very successful Warner Brothers ...

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Program to Boost NJ Standardbred Breeding

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on May 9, 2013

The New Jersey Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Committee earlier this week approved Assemblyman Ronald S. Dancer's proposal to increase the number of standardbred horses in the state of New Jersey through a program dubbed the Standardbred Development Program...

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National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

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on February 28, 2013
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The National Museum of Racing has announced the finalists for the 2013 Hall of Fame ballot. The finalists were selected by the Hall of Fame Nominating Committee from a total of 86 candidates put forward by members...

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Racing Action Lineup for Thistledown Racecourse

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on October 11, 2012

Located in North Randall, Ohio, Thistledown Racecourse is gearing up for some top class racing tomorrow with the 26th running of the Best of Ohio series, featuring five stakes for Ohio-bred thoroughbreds...

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Stobart Lester Award Nominations

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on February 2, 2012

Named in honor of legendary British flat racing Champion Jockey, Lester Piggott, the Stobart Lester Awards honor jockeys for a range of achievements at a ceremony held in Britain each year. With the 22nd annual Stobart Lester awards due to take place at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham on Thursday April 5th...

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Cheltenham Countdown

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on January 27, 2012

So here we are, seven weeks to the Festival – the holy grail for jump racing enthusiasts. Have we a clearer picture of which horses will turn up in their respective races?

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