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November 21, 2019

LEXINGTON (November 19, 2019) – The nation’s leading Thoroughbred racing organizations today announced the creation of an industry-led effort to unify and enhance existing protections and work together to develop new reforms to ensure the safety of the sport’s equine a...

November 5, 2019

Georgia Horse Coalition is excited to share the latest economic impact report by The Lewis Group. This comprehensive study demonstrates the economic impact across the state of Georgia.

Click to download the full report.

October 26, 2019

With the Breeders' Cup coming up on November 1st & 2nd, 2019, the Georgia Horse Racing Coalition thinks it's a great time to remind folks in Georgia of the potential economic impact of Atlanta hosting a Breeders' Cup. Below are the results for the 2017 Breeders' Cup in...

Ga. lawmakers weigh gambling

By Riley Bunch rbunch@cnhi.com

ATLANTA — Lawmakers are weighing the pros and cons of legalized gambling, but ultimately, it’s up to voters to decide.

A constitutional amendment could bring casinos, horse racing and sports betting to Georgia. B...

October 14, 2019

What it's like going to the world's biggest horse sale, where royals and millionaires dropped $360 million this year on horses they hope might be the next Kentucky Derby winner

By Katie Warren

Every September, wealthy horse-racing fans, buyers, and sellers converge on Ke...

October 9, 2019

Georgia lawmakers are debating the financial implications of legalizing sports betting and horse racing in the state.

The Senate Gaming and Pari-mutuel Wagering on Horse Racing and Growing Georgia’s Equine Industry Study Committee met Tuesday for its second meeting.  Th...

The city of Baltimore and the owners of the historic but dilapidated Pimlico Race Course have come up with a way to keep the prestigious Preakness Stakes at the 149-year-old track in Northwest Baltimore.

The parties briefed The Baltimore Sun on the deal that could end v...

October 3, 2019

Appoints Dr. George Mundy as Equine Safety Director, Jim Pendergest as Director of Racing Surfaces

Keeneland further strengthened its commitment to the  safety of its equine and human athletes in advance of its Fall Meet by naming prominent equine practitioner Dr. Georg...

Atlanta has a horse in the race at the 145th Kentucky Derby, the longest-running sporting event in the country.

Well, two horses.

Atlanta businessmen Dean Reeves and Tyler Alexander both have ties to Thoroughbred contenders — horses Tax and Plus Que Parfait — in the May...

March 4, 2019

72 percent favor giving Georgians a vote to allow race tracks that would spur equine industry, rural development

According to a recent poll, 66 percent of Georgians support allowing horse racing and 72 percent support letting people choose whether Georgia should allow h...

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