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An up day at Suffolk Downs – The Boston Globe

July 11th, 2010 (No Comments)

Some things just seem to stay the same at Suffolk Downs year after year. The East Boston oval celebrated its 75th anniversary yesterday, with a full racing card, including a pair of $75,000 stakes races, along with a celebration of the track’s best years, featuring displays of antique cars, a Dixieland band, a carousel, and […]

On the wrong track: OTB can’t be fixed unless horse racing is repaired too

July 10th, 2010 (No Comments)

On the wrong track: OTB can't be fixed unless horse racing is repaired too This article originally appeared in the New York Daily News, and hits on some very good points. The depleted fan base is the issue and that has to do with handicapping and betting. And racing won't get fixed until handicappers stop […]

ESPN Reporter On Thoroughbred Racing Contraction

July 9th, 2010 (No Comments)

While this sounds plausible on the surface, I'm concerned that 'contraction' will cause a further contraction in thoroughbred racing's profits. From a ValueCapping™ point of view, large fields are usually a good thing, but to have that twice a week is not. Here's the entire article: tiny.cc/7z0h6 Posted via email from Michael Pizzolla On ValueCapping™, Horse […]

Turfway plans to cut Wednesdays from Fall Meet, slash stakes

July 8th, 2010 (No Comments)

Turfway plans to cut Wednesdays from Fall Meet, slash stakes The Courier-Journal • July 7, 2010 Turfway Park plans to cut four Wednesday cards and all but one stakes race from its 2010 Fall Meet scheduled to start in September. Track president Robert N. Elliston made the announcement Wednesday, but the request would have to […]

Groups’ Appeal on Maryland Slots Gets Hearing

July 8th, 2010 (No Comments)

via instapaper.com Maryland looks to enter the racino sweepstakes. Posted via email from Michael Pizzolla On ValueCapping™, Horse Racing, And Technology

Suffolk Downs Expansion Plan Tied to Gaming

July 7th, 2010 (No Comments)

Suffolk Downs Expansion Plan Tied to Gaming By Tom LaMarra Updated: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 8:08 AM Posted: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 7:56 AM Email Print RSS ShareThis  Email A Friend Suffolk Downs, celebrating its 75th season this year, has a vision for the future, and it’s tied to expansion of gambling. The Massachusetts racetrack […]

East Coast Tracks Cancel Because of Heat

July 7th, 2010 (No Comments)

East Coast Tracks Cancel Because of Heat By Blood-Horse Staff Updated: Tuesday, July 6, 2010 4:18 PM Posted: Tuesday, July 6, 2010 11:19 AM Email Print RSS ShareThis  Email A Friend With a predicted temperature of 100 degrees and a slightly higher heat index, Philadelphia Park Casino & Racetrack canceled live racing for July 6, […]

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