Registration Now Open for National HBPA Convention in Las Vegas

Registration is now open for the National HBPA Convention set for March 7-11, 2017, at the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa in Las Vegas. The tentative agenda is also posted. Click here for information about the convention and registration. The NHBPA March event will be the only convention in 2017. Elected HBPA horsemen from [...]

Virginia Equine Alliance Announces Immediate and Long Term Plans for Live Racing

(from Virginia Equine Alliance news release) Posted: 3/22/2016 The Virginia Equine Alliance (VEA) today announced immediate and longer term plans for Thoroughbred and standardbred racing in the Commonwealth, and introduced a new website that will cater to all aspects of Virginia horse racing. From an immediate thoroughbred standpoint, pari-mutuel flat races will be held in-state as part of both [...]

VA: VRC Suspends TwinSpires ADW License

Blood-Horse Staff, Blood-Horse Date Posted: 12/19/2015, one of three advance deposit wagering systems licensed to accept bets from Virginia residents, had its license suspended by the Virginia Racing Commission effective Dec. 18. The Virginia Equine Alliance Dec. 19 said the VRC at its Dec. 16 meeting gave, which is owned by Churchill Downs [...]