The Maryland Racing Commission has approved the Stronach Group’s purchase of Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George’s County. The Baltimore Sun reports the commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve the sale. With the purchase from Penn National Gaming, Stronach will add ...Read More »
Horse racing enthusiasts will soon be able to place bets on races from around the country under an agreement between the Maryland Jockey Club and the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore. Preparations are underway to have a soft-open as early as Saturday for what will be only the second traditional off-track betting facility currently in Maryland and the only one at one of the state's five casinos. If successful, the Maryland Jockey Club plans to open additional sites across the state.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 »
Secretariat’s winning time in the 1973 Preakness has been changed to reflect that the Triple Crown-winning colt’s time was actually faster than the stakes record. The Maryland Racing Commission voted 7-0 on Tuesday in a special hearing at Laurel Park ...Read More »
After starting the year with a better and brighter marquee sign on York Road and building a new maintenance shop on its premises, the next step for the fairgrounds in Timonium is a renovated grandstand. The north and south walls ...Read More »
The Maryland Jockey Club will lean on $10 million in subsidies from the state and horse owners to maintain a 146-day live racing schedule next year and keep the industry limping along as it seeks a long-term solution. The Maryland ...Read More »
Maryland’s horse industry will enter mediation this week to work on a simulcasting agreement after the Maryland Racing Commission approved two licenses to continue horse racing in the state. The commission on Friday approved the Maryland Jockey Club’s sale to ...Read More »
Racing will return to Rosecroft Raceway this fall and plans that will soon be presented for renovations at Power Plant will include a new spot for Phillips Seafood restaurant. Those stories and more in this week’s business top 5. 1. ...
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Rosecroft Raceway to open this fall The Maryland Racing Commission voted Wednesday to allow harness racing to return to Rosecroft Raceway for 20 dates this fall. The approval was contingent on Penn National Gaming giving a letter of credit to its ...
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The Maryland Racing Commission voted Wednesday to allow harness racing to return to Rosecroft Raceway for 20 dates this fall. The commission approved the Oxon Hill track’s application on a 7-1 vote, with the condition that Penn National Gaming Inc. ...Read More »