Tag Archives: Horse Racing
- Tabcorp shells out big money to protect horse racing broadcast rights
October 10, 2016
Wagering giant Tabcorp is bringing out the big guns in its bid for horse racing broadcast rights in Australia and New Zealand. The gambling operator is facing stiff competition from Racing Victoria, which formed a joint venture with Seven West Media to create Racing.com. So in order to protect its...
- Macau’s horse racing revenue loss gallops to $11M in 2015
July 15, 2016
The Macau Horse Racing Company has announced that its revenue losses has ballooned by 72.3 percent in 2015. According to a notice published in the Official Gazette, the company—which runs the Macau Jockey Club—said it lost more than MOP88 million (USD11.1 million) last year, a huge spike compared to the...
- The Mega Preview for the 2016 Belmont Stakes
June 10, 2016
The story for the 2016 Belmont Stakes should’ve seen Exaggerator and Nyquist ending their vaunted trilogy at a race which has earned the nickname “The Test of the Champion.” It would’ve been unbelievable drama for an event that sorely needs it. Instead, we are getting a straightforward renewal with one...
- So You Want To Bet The 2016 Preakness Stakes
May 19, 2016
Betting the Preakness Stakes is always a tug-of-war between your heart and your brain. Part of you always wants to root for a Triple Crown hopeful, but the other part of you inexplicably chases the long money on an upset. So should you lean towards your heart or your head...
- Racing minister wants Western Australia to punt on horses
March 4, 2016
If you’re going to wager, wager on the horses. That was Racing and Gaming Minister Colin Holt’s appeal to gamblers in Western Australia amid reports that the government is preparing to put up the country’s last state-owned betting agency up for sale. In an interview with abc.net.au, the minister said...
- Australian racing chief wants complete ban on in-play betting
February 3, 2016
The Australian horse racing industry is still not convinced that the government should allow in-play betting. In an interview with The Australian, Racing Australia CEO Peter McGauran warned that live punts encourages corruption and compared it to “mindless” poker machine gaming. The news outlet quoted McGauran saying: “We feel so...