Tag: horse racing
One of the major platforms expected to launch in Maryland once mobile sports betting goes live is DraftKings, and there’s plenty for bettors to look forward to.Read More
Total wagering on the rescheduled, closed-door Preakness Stakes program at Pimlico last Saturday was down nearly 50% from its 2019 renewal, a pandemic-impacted decline similar to that experienced at the Kentucky Derby, which was moved from May to September.Read More
Former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel died last week at 95 after a life of enormous achievements and puzzling contradictions. On the surface he could be wise, funny, kind, brilliant and farsighted. Yet there was a darker side behind the implacable façade he showed to the public.Read More
Maryland wants to preserve the struggling horse industry, but ultimately it falls to the businesspeople to make the right calls. Preakness is a make-or-break source of revenue, so they need to find a way to maximize the once-a-year benefit. With the Mug Club infield, the Jockey Club may have found the right mix.Read More
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