14 February 2008

Woodbine's Stake Schedule Announced

Woodbine releases 2008 Stake Schedule. 6 of the races will be part of the Breeder's Cup Challenge Series: "Win and You're In"

Magna Entertainment receives delisting warning from NASDAQ. It doesn't mean the company is going under, it just means that they will get far less exposure if NASDAQ drops them, making further financing more difficult. 'The notification does not affect Magna’s listing on the Toronto stock exchange.'

Youbet Shutdowns offshore rebate shop IRG (International Racing Group)
'IRG was also not allowed to offer the 2007 Breeders’ Cup World Championship races due to an ongoing investigation dealing with IRG customers being investigated by federal authorities in Nevada....Prior to Youbet purchasing IRG, the troubled company was one of four off-track betting sites named in a federal indictment of 17 individuals allegedly connected to a gambling ring involved in illegal wagering and race fixing. IRG was not charged in the investigation.'

Kentucky coming closer to allowing casinos on racetrack properties

Jockey Club Fact Book Online Lots of info available here.

NYRA reaches 25 year franchise agreement

Check out Longshot Horses: It is a blog that gives daily selections in maiden races from various thoroughbred tracks.

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