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Special committee mostly lauds current tax rates on pari-mutuel profits

The Pari-Mutuel Wagering Taxation Task Force is scheduled to meet monthly before presenting its findings and recommendations to the LRC by Dec. 1, 2021.

Anderson County Humane Society returns with annual fundraiser

ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - After being unable to host their annual fundraiser last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Anderson County Humane...

NYRA suspends Bob Baffert

(NYRA) -The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced the temporary suspension of Bob Baffert from entering horses in races and occupying stall...

Kentucky Derby 147 Horse Preview: Essential Quality

LOUISVILLE, Ky (WTVQ) - Back in 2017, Monomoy Girl was added to trainer Brad Cox's stable.  In 2018, she would win the Kentucky Oaks...

Two-time Graded-Stakes winner Slim Shadey dies at 13-years-old

GEORGETOWN, KY – APRIL 11, 2021 – The 13-year old gelding, and two-time graded-stakes winner Slim Shadey has died. Since 2019, Slim Shadey was a...

Keeneland announces six new state-of-the-art barns to be constructed

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Today Keeneland announced plans to build six new barns and make other enhancements at The Thoroughbred Center, its 245-acre, year-round...

Hundreds gather for opening day at Keeneland

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) -  Opening day at Keeneland had folks racing to the grandstands after the spring races were canceled last year due to...

Keeneland’s Spring Meet begins Friday, hospitality sees slight surge already

Keeneland is preparing for its Spring Meet kick off on Friday.

Legislature nears midpoint, horse-racing slots not only issues taking up time

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UK researchers study ways to detect horse injuries earlier

Previous research showed that many catastrophic injuries occur in limbs with underlying and preexisting damage

Keeneland September Yearling sale continues amidst pandemic

"The market is still pretty strong if you have a really good horse," Samantha McGreevy with Taylor Made Sales Agency said.

Thousands peacefully protest outside the Kentucky Derby

This year's Kentucky Derby is a surreal distillation of the crises facing the country in 2020.

Lottery launches new game based on actual horse races

$2 million in annual sales expected.

Five-day July race meet at Keeneland generates $63 million handle

Keeneland held its unprecedented race meet in July after being forced to cancel racing in the spring due to the coronavirus.

Day 3 of Keeneland Summer Meet: War of Will wins Maker’s Mark Mile, Four Grace sets record

Day three of Keeneland's five day Summer meet saw a close race between War of Will and Parlor in the Grade 1 Maker's Mark Mile.

New “crop rule” in Kentucky horse racing intends to demonstrate humane treatment of horses

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - Six times, that’s it. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission says a rider can use their crop, commonly referred to as...

Commission proposes limit on jockey’s use of whip

Hearings, reviews still must be completed

Belmont Stakes set for June 20 without fans

Belmont Stakes marks opening leg of the Triple Crown for the first time in history.

Racing resumes at Churchill Downs, Preakness Stakes set

Preakness Stakes set for Oct. 3, four weeks after Kentucky Derby

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