Tag Archives: Jockey Club
- Godolphin in Anabolic Steroid Scandal; The Jockey Club Makes British Sporting History
April 26, 2013
Yet another drug scandal hits the world of sport as the Godolphin stable is thrown into the spotlight after 11-horses failed a drug test administered by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA), and The Jockey Club becomes the first company to issue retail bonds in British Sporting history. The world of...
- Rank talking to Coral again; CryptoLogic loses $2.2m; Jockey Club’s good year
May 11, 2012
UK gaming outfit Rank Group released an interim management statement indicating 5% like-for-like revenue growth in the 18 weeks ending May 6, while total revenue rose 4%. Grosvenor Casinos revenue was up 8% on a 2% rise in customer visits and a 6% rise in spend per visit. Rank Interactive...
- US horse racing considers reality TV series to boost sport’s appeal
August 15, 2011
How bad is the state of US horseracing? They’ve decided their salvation lies in reality TV. The Jockey Club, the primo North American organization dedicated to the improvement of thoroughbred breeding and racing, has decided to spend $10m over the next five years trying to (a) convince TV execs to...
- US horse racing bets down $1B for 2nd consecutive year
March 2, 2010
The Jockey Club's 2010 Online Fact Book has been released, and the big news from the little men is that US horse racing is running on some pretty spindly legs. Betting turnover on thoroughbred racing fell 9.5% in 2009, resulting in a 5.9% fall in gross purses (and they're not...