A New Track in Texas?

This County close to signing deal with horse racing group

The sale of Ford Park, located west of Beaumont [Texas] is galloping toward the finish line and galloping might be the right word, because the The Renaissance Group is planning to build a horse racing track at the venue and it’s betting on other features as well as a restaurant and a sports bar, to attract the public to the entertainment venue.

The Jefferson County Commissioners Court gave the green light Tuesday to County Judge Jeff Branick moving ahead with a sales agreement…

Is Horse Racing Dead … in Texas? Lone Star Park Reports 10.5% Rise in All-Source Handle

The Grand Prairie, Texas, track ended its 50-day Thoroughbred meet July 30. Average daily on-track handle increased 4.9%.

Source: Lone Star Park Reports 10.5% Rise in All-Source Handle

Online Fantasy Sports (DSF) in Texas: Don’t bet against it

Skill or Chance fantasy sports

DALLAS – DEC 14: Taken in Texas Stadium on Sunday, December 14, 2008. Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Tony Romo waits for the snap from the center.

FORT WORTH, Texas—Fantasy sports fans in Texas need not worry. Nothing is changing in the state— for now, at least — with the Super Bowl to be played Feb. 7.

Even though Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton recently weighed in on the online fantasy industry, saying he believes it’s operating illegally in Texas, fantasy sports companies… [Read more…]

Texas Racing Commission needs to Wake Up

State of TexasOnline wagering is the only growth segment of the horse racing industry.  Most of us with experience within the equine industry understand that. Now, one of the most important states in the nation is trying to do their part to destroy it.

Learn more about the wonderful plans of the Texas Racing Commission.