Maryland’s horse industry is rebounding, and much of the credit goes to revenue from slot machine gambling injecting cash into the field, according to the author of a recent report. On Monday, Sage Policy Group released an economic impact study ...Read More »
Tickets go on sale Monday for the 2017 Preakness Stakes in Baltimore. The Maryland Jockey Club says sales start Monday at 10 a.m. The 142nd Preakness Stakes — the second leg of the Triple Crown — will be run May 20 ...Read More »
New England’s last remaining thoroughbred horse racing track might continue to hold live races after all. Months after its owners said they would stop hosting races after the 2014 season, Suffolk Downs and the New England Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective ...
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(AP) Tom Chuckas has resigned as president and chief executive officer of the Maryland Jockey Club, which runs thoroughbred racing in the state, after a six-year run. Maryland racing stabilized after a period in which it appeared the Preakness might ...Read More »
Rappers Pitbull and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will headline the Preakness infield concert at Pimlico Race Course in May. The Maryland Jockey Club announced Monday that the hip-hop artists will perform extended sets during the infield festival on Saturday, May ...Read More »
The plans that the owners of the state’s horse racing tracks have presented to the Maryland Racing Commission for updating their aging facilities sketch out publicly the first steps in a physical transformation many say is essential for reviving the fledgling industry.Read More »
By some measures, financial results for the 2012 horse racing season improved from the previous year, according to the latest wagering figures, and several industry experts said those numbers demonstrate encouraging progress toward their goals of reinvigorating the troubled, once-lucrative sport in Maryland.Read More »