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Oops: SLOTS-FUELED PURSES IN PA DOWN 6.5%

AUSTIN, (Texas Thoroughbred Association) – A recent Blood-Horse article reports that total purses generated by slot machines in Pennsylvania in 2013 dropped 6.57% from the previous year according to a benchmark report released April 9 by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.…

Ruidoso Downs Owner Honored

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Hubbard Receive Prestigious The Horatio Alger Award Friday Night             RUIDOSO DOWNS, (Ruidoso DOwns) – , New Mexico (April 5, 2014) — R.D. Hubbard, majority owner of Ruidoso Downs and Billy The Kid Casnio, was one of 12 American businessmen…

Texas TB Yearling Sale Moved to October at Lone Star Park

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FASIG-TIPTON TEXAS YEARLING SALE MOVED TO OCTOBER DATE   ARLINGTON, Texas (Texas Thoroughbred Assosciation) – The Fasig-Tipton Texas Yearling Sale has been moved to Monday, October 13, from its originally scheduled date of August 25. As always, the Texas Thoroughbred…

Old Friends and New Vocations Partner for Retired Horses

  GEORGETOWN, KY – MARCH 10, 2014  Old Friends and New Vocations have entered into an agreement to benefit Thoroughbreds in their post-racing and post-breeding careers. The two organizations each fulfill a different aftercare need. New Vocations places off the…

FEDERAL BILL WOULD BAN INTERNET GAMBLING

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Washington, (TTA) – Two Republican members of Congress have introduced legislation that would ban Internet gambling by restoring the original interpretation of the federal Wire Act. Sens. Lindsay Graham of South Carolina and Jason Chaffetz of Utah sponsored the bill,…

CANTER OPENS TEXAS CHAPTER

    CANTER-Texas Free Listing Service Moves Six Ex-Racehorses in First Week to New Homes   SAN ANTONIO, (CANTER) – CANTER is now offering its nationally-recognized service to Texas horseman with the opening of CANTER-Texas. Volunteers are visiting tracks to…