Tag Archive for Texas Racing Commission

Horse Racing in Jeopardy in Texas

TTA MEMBER ACTION ALERT! We have learned that if funding is not received by November 1, the Texas Racing Commission will begin the process of shutting down the agency. Please call your elected representatives and the members of the Legislative…

Texas Racing Brought to a Standstill by Politics

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There were a lot of stories, rumors and misinformation yesterday, concerning the situation with the funding of the Texas Racing Commission. The only facts which can be verified are: At 12:01 last night, the TxRc had not received its funding…

Letter Says Texas Horse Racing in Grave Condition as Budget Board Dallies

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Dear TTA Members: This week’s Texas Racing Commission meeting has garnered a lot of attention, with a lot of misinformation floating about. About 200 horsemen from around the state converged on the TRC meeting in Austin Aug. 25 and urged…

Texas Race Tracks Under Threat

TRC MEETING SET FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 The Texas Racing Commission will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 25 in the John H. Reagan Building located at 105 W. 15th Street in Austin. On the Agenda is consideration of…

Commission Schedules Meeting on Bets

  The Texas Racing Commission (TRC) will meet next Tuesday, August 25th and will vote on the repeal of previously adopted rules governing par-mutuel wagering on historical races. A previous court ruling on the issue is currently being appealed by…

Thoroughbred Owners Target Texas Racing Commission

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Photo Courtesy Sam Houston Race Park TTA Member Alert   AUSTIN (TRC) – Your immediate action is needed.  The Texas Racing Commission (TRC) is taking steps to repeal the rules that would regulate pari-mutuel wagering on historical races, and it…

Thoroughbred Assn. Pleads Horsemen Come to its Aid

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AUSTIN, (TTA) – Last year, at the request of Texas horsemen, the Texas Racing Commission   proposed draft rules to regulate and implement pari-mutuel wagering on historical races.  The proposed rules were published in the Texas Register and over 13,000 comments,…