Quote of the Week

Last week – “What we’re finding is that jobs are coming back, horse racing-related expenditures are up, and tax revenue to the state is increasing .These are all very positive signs that the racing industry is moving in the right direction and benefiting the Commonwealth’s agribusiness and related businesses. Racing was at a low point […]

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STUDY: ECONOMIC IMPACT OF VIRGINIA RACING INDUSTRY OVER $542 MILLION

TDN April 13, 2021 – The horse racing and breeding industry in Virginia generated an estimated economic impact of $542.1 million in the state in 2019, according to a study commissioned by the Virginia Equine Alliance. “What we’re finding is that jobs are coming back, horse racing related expenditures are up, and tax revenue to […]

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Laurel to Add Racing Days to Spring Meet

TDN Friday, April 9, 2021 at 3:34 pm The Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Jockey Club announced the addition of racing days over the next several months to make up for multiple cancellations in the winter and early spring because of weather conditions and equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) restrictions. MJC earlier announced that the Spring […]

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‘He was such fun’ – racing pays tribute to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh

By Julian Muscat and Peter Scargill Racing united to pay its respects to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, who died on Friday aged 99 and left his mark on the sport as consort to the Queen for seven decades. Jockeys wore black armbands and flags were flown at half-mast at Aintree, where a two-minute […]

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PICTURE OF THE DAY

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip with the Obamas. (Pete Souza Photo)

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RIP Prince Phillip

Via the Royal Family’s Twitter feed @RoyalFamily: It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.

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NSA Racing Club, featuring the Pick Six Fantasy Stable

From Football to NASCAR, cricket to golf, fantasy sports offer fans the opportunity to stay connected to the games they love as more than just passive observers. That’s why the National Steeplechase Association today announced the launch of the NSA Racing Club, a free and fun way to follow the jumpers throughout the Spring season […]

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