Registration and Hotel Reservations Now Open for 2018 National HBPA Convention in New Orleans

Laissez les bons temps rouler! The National HBPA will hold its 2018 convention at the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel New Orleans at the corner of Canal and Bourbon streets from Tuesday, March 13, through Saturday, March 17. Registration and hotel reservations are now open! A tentative agenda and complete information is available at and [...]


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 [...]