Horse Racing Side Wagers with Your Crab Fries?

Chickie’s & Pete’s in Jersey May Offer Off-Track Betting

EGG HARBOR TWP. — If a proposal before the New Jersey Racing Commission is approved, you may be able to get a side bet on a horse race with your crab fries at Chickie’s & Pete’s in Atlantic County. The commission will consider a proposal later this month to establish an off-track betting facility at the… [Read more…]

Race Horses are the Focus at Shoeless Joe’s in Toronto

Toronto accountant Robert Crane is poring over a stack of books, looking for Interpol. Not that Interpol. The 4-year-old colt sired by English Channel and Australian mare Strawberry Road.

“I got him in a race last time at 23-to-1. He has amazing breeding but he’s under the radar, which is fine by me,” he said while… [Read more…]

Off-track Betting Approved in Hillsborough, NJ

 HILLSBOROUGH — New Jersey Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman approved an off-track wagering facility on Route 206 in Hillsborough in the former Maestro 206 restaurant on Tuesday.

The approval of the application by the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority is the final hurdle in opening the controversial… [Read more…]

Off-track Betting Approved in New Jersey County

 SOMERSET — The New Jersey Racing Commission unanimously voted Wednesday to approve an off-track wagering facility on Route 206 in Hillsborough in the former Maestro 206 restaurant. In a 6-0 vote during a meeting at Monmouth Park, the commission said that the application by the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association provided “clear and convincing evidence” and… [Read more…]

Another Restaurant OTB opens in So. California

 The California Horse Racing Board recently approved a two-year license for the Original Roadhouse Grill in Santa Maria, CA to replace the Horseman’s Off-Track betting facility.

Steven R. Mongeau, director of development for Lucia Development and representing the ORG Restaurants, said the facility will offer wagering on horse racing along with quality food and family entertainment.

The Original Roadhouse Grill has seating for 220 patrons who can watch 26 TVs. The license to offer wagering begins Sept. 1 this year and extends to Aug. 31, 2013.

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