Why Horse Racing in Ireland is a Multi-billion-dollar Industry

“It is the second highest in terms of the value of the horses sold, so when you take the fact that it’s a country of four-and-a-half million people, compared to places like the United States and Australia, it shows the relative importance of horse …

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Century Casinos to present at Global Chinese Financial Forum Conference in Toronto, Canada

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 25, 2017 /CNW/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market®: CNTY) announced today that the company will attend the 18 th Annual Global Chinese Financial Forum Conference in Toronto, Canada on September 30, 2017. … [Continue reading]

Check out the Keeneland Fall Stakes Schedule

Press Release Keeneland's 2017 Fall Meet, which covers 17 days from Oct. 6-28, will present six Grade 1 races among 17 graded stakes worth $5.325 million and will showcase many of the nation's top contenders aiming for the Breeders' Cup World … [Continue reading]

Another Strong Horse Racing Meet. NJ’s Monmouth Park Reports Gains

Monmouth Park by Rich Nilsen

Press Release The curtain closed Sunday on a successful Monmouth Park season with the racetrack showing across the board gains in attendance and handle for the 50-day meet, which commenced back on May 13, 2017. On-track wagering averaged … [Continue reading]

Handicapping Tip of the Day #43 – Hard Races

Chart 2017 Ballerina Stakes

by Rich Nilsen On just a few select days of the year I put out a selection sheet.  It's a way of producing some revenue for AGOS, helping many of the visitors of this site and doing so in a very affordable fashion.   This past Travers Day … [Continue reading]

Los Alamitos Racing Association to Offer 3 NHC Seats this Saturday

Press Release The Los Alamitos Racing Association will offer a cash prize, three seats to the 2018 National Thoroughbred Racing Association National Handicapping Championship in Las Vegas and more with a live money handicapping contest Saturday, … [Continue reading]

Santa Anita in 2017 Reports Handle, Attendance Gains

Is Horse Racing Dead? Santa Anita Park's all-sources handle for its 103-day racing season, which began Dec. 26 and concluded July 4, showed a $23.5 million increase over last season, a 2.5% gain, according to track officials. Source: Santa Anita … [Continue reading]

Secretariat Owner Penny Chenery has died at age 95

Penny Chenery, who bred and raced 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat as well as realizing her disabled father's dream to win the Kentucky Derby in 1972 with Riva Ridge, has died. She was 95. Louisville Business First news partner WHAS-TV reports … [Continue reading]

Is Horse Racing Dead? Cupid’s Full Sibling sells for $2.7 million at Keeneland September

Keeneland's reformatted Week 1 of the September Yearling Sale produced eight million-dollar-plus horses and fueled significant increases in trade during Monday's opening premier Book 1. Leading the action was a $2.7 million Tapit filly, a full … [Continue reading]

‘Sport of Kings’ Must Embrace the Younger Players

"Engage them and they will come back, lots of people who go racing feel they don't have a voice but if racing authorities connect with them there are a lot of potential soldiers out there to come marching in through the gates. "There is nothing … [Continue reading]