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Horse racing feed back to Nevada sports books

This week was a mix of emotions as first there was a blackout of seven racing signals controlled by Monarch Content Management. Fortunately, the interruption lasted less than two days. By mid-afternoon Thursday, a temporary agreement between Monarch and the Nevada Pari-Mutuel Association allowed those signals to return.

Bettor wins by nose in Handicapping Challenge

Columnist had a front-row seat for the Daily Racing Form/National Thoroughbred Racing Association National Handicapping Challenge at the Treasure Island. He watched John O’Neil of Huntington Station, N.Y., out-handicap the field to take the first prize of $800,000.

Betting tourney has bigger field, pool

The 16th annual Daily Racing Form/National Thoroughbred Racing Association National Handicapping Championship will start today at Treasure Island. With more than 600 entries in play, the three-day tournament will have its largest field ever.

Historic N.J. race track closing

The closing of Atlantic City Racecourse. follows closely on the heels of the closure of Suffolk Downs in East Boston, Mass., and Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif. I can’t see how closing down three racing franchises in about a year could be anything but negative.

Take a friend to the racetrack

When horse racing is presented in a first class manner, it’s the best sport, and gambling game, going. Del Mar is among a select few racetracks that has a strong, positive brand even to those outside of horse racing.