Despite some small fields compared to Santa Anita, and hot weather, Los Alamitos finished its 12-day summer meeting Sunday with a gain in average all-sources handle over the 2017 meet, the track announced.view
Lindo Report | Beautiful ladies in sun dresses and floppy hats. Guys wearing everything from bow ties to shorts, Hawaiian shirts, and flip flops. As the old Bing Crosby song says, “A smile on every face, and a winner in each race, where the turf meets the surf at Del Mar.”view
Across the Board | The annual Del Mar summer racing season, which begins this Wednesday, resembles the eastern Saratoga summer season. Both race meets are annually loaded with top quality horses, jockeys, trainers and challenges for racing fans.view
Track Phantom | Horse racing must decide between short term monetary gain or long term customer health. Accepting computer-robotic wagering (CRW) into the pari-mutual pools is all but killing the betting experience for 99% of the horse playing public.view
FREE PREVIEW Getting Rich with Saber | The Vegas racebooks will be rocking starting this Wednesday with the opening of the Summer Del Mar meet. Then on Friday it will be Spa to Spa racing as the great Saratoga meet opens. Both meets are a horse player’s dream.view
Del Mar’s Wednesday opening for the 79th racing season will include some new betting wrinkles, the track has announced. The Del Mar meet runs through Labor Day Monday, September 3.view
At the California Horse Racing Board’s regular meeting Thursday, CHRB Executive Director Rick Baedeker reported that handle in California was up 19 percent in the month of June and increased more than 10 percent during the first six months of the year.view
Expanding casino gambling in Florida may be decided by Sunshine State voters, with word that Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. and the Seminole Tribe of Florida are continuing to fund an effort to pass a constitutional amendment that would make it difficult to expand gambling.
Resorts Casino Hotel and the Golden Nugget Atlantic City officially joins four other operating sportsbooks in Atlantic City today (Wednesday).
Talking Stick Resort and Casino near Phoenix will remain closed until Aug. 19, as a result of a fierce storm that swept through the area early Saturday. The casino said that water from multiple storms flowed into the area where the main and backup generators are housed.
NFL Previews | The NFC South was the powerhouse of the league last year with two wild cards for the first time in its current configuration.
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