Horseracing at Delaware Park will be highlighted this season by 11 stakes during its 81-day season, the track announced this week. The stakes will be worth a combined $2.05 million. The Delaware meeting opens slightly later this year and extends deeper into October.view
Across the Board | While two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome ran the worst race of his stellar career in Saturday’s $12 million Pegasus World Cup, the emerging superstar Arrogate turned in a tremendous winning performance.view
Track Phantom | The horse racing season is divided into three parts: Triple Crown (runs through early June), Summer Meets (Saratoga and Del Mar during the summer months through early September) and Breeders’ Cup (preps and Breeders’ Cup ending in early November).view
Ray Arsenault is the 2017 National Handicapping Champion. The event, conducted at the Treasure Island Hotel in Las Vegas, resulted in $800,000 award for the victory and an Eclipse Award for Horseplayer of the Year.view
The California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) reports pari-mutuel handle at all California racetracks rose by slightly more than 2 percent in 2016, edging just past $3 billion. The total of $3.04 billion represents an increase of 2.09 percent over 2015.view
Emerald Downs, in Auburn, Washington will run 30 stakes worth $1,685,000 in purses during its 2017 racing season running from April 8 through Sept. 17, the horseracing track announced this week.view
Slot Club Spotlight | When we reported on Eldorado Resorts last August, there was no universal slot club. Eldorado’s new distinctive loyalty program ONE Club now rewards guests with exclusive benefits nationwide.
Reel Deals | Go while you “can!” The Cannery and Eastside Cannery are offering up to $200 in gambling losses for new members joining the clubs.
Dye-ing to Know | It’s been 3½ months since Blaine Graboyes’ skill-based, video-game gambling machines hit the casino floors in Atlantic City. Within a few more months, Graboyes expects to be in casinos here in Nevada.
The famed publication Architectural Digest has named Las Vegas’ Wynn Las Vegas and companion property Encore as one of the world’s most gorgeous casinos.
The new Rivers Casino & Resort in upstate Schenectady generated $3 million in gaming revenue in its first week of business, according to data released Friday by the New York State Gaming Commission.