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Texas Racing Commission Approves Race Dates

AUSTIN, (TRC) – The Texas Racing Commission on Tuesday approved a total of 109 live Thoroughbred dates for 2013 among the state’s three major Thoroughbred tracks, roughly on par with the number of 2012 dates. Sam Houston Race Park will…

Racing Commision Bumps 3 Tracks From Roster

TRC DESIGNATES 5 CLASS 2 TRACKS ‘INACTIVE;’ OKAYS SADDLE BROOK REQUESTS By David Hooper, Director, Texas Thoroughbred Association AUSTIN, (TTA) – The Texas Racing Commission designated five Class 2 horse racetracks as “inactive” during its regularly scheduled meeting last Tuesday…

Texas Track Operators Encouraged About 2012 Racing Prospects

By David Hooper, Executive Director, Texas Thoroughbred Association AUSTIN, (TTA) – The Texas Thoroughbred Association Board of Directors met at Sam Houston Race Park last Saturday morning and listened as operators of the state’s three Class 1 tracks waxed enthusiastically…

TRC to Set Dates for Texas Tracks

RACE DATES COMMITTEE MEETING SET FOR AUG. search for phone number 3,   By David Ho0per, Director, Texas Thoroughbred Association,      AUSTIN, (TTA) – The Texas Racing Commission’s Committee on Horse Race Dates will meet at Retama Park on Wednesday, August…

Why Can’t Texans Bet Texas Tracks Online?

By Joe Savarese, Horseback Magazine Racing Editor HOUSTON, (Horseback Magazine) – The recent report from the Sunset Advisory Commission, a Texas Legislature created advisory board to identify and eliminate waste, duplication, and inefficiency in government agencies, recommended that Texas legislators…