Kentucky

Racetracks in Various States Get Opening Approvals but No Fans

In March, horse racing tracks across America went silent. A few continued to race but banned spectators. By April, barely a handful of those tracks were still running races at all. The coronavirus pandemic took America – and the world – by storm, and all non-essential businesses were ordered closed to prevent COVID-19 from infecting […] Read More
Posted on: May 8, 2020 | Churchill Downs Industry News Racing and Events | Jennifer Newell

Tracks Across America Consider How and When to Reopen

The vast majority of horse racing tracks across America have been closed for more than a month. Most received their shutdown orders in the middle of March via governors of individual states who determined – along with health officials – that tracks were not essential businesses. By nature, racetracks aren’t exactly a model for social […] Read More
Posted on: April 21, 2020 | Industry News | Jennifer Newell

Kentucky Horse Racing Closed for Foreseeable Future

The news about the coronavirus spread in the United States varies by media outlet and medical source. Most agree, though that the pandemic is not under control in the United States. And no matter the data, no one can accurately predict when the trend will slow or when a vaccine will be available. Kentucky reported […] Read More
Posted on: April 10, 2020 | Industry News | Jennifer Newell

Kentucky Horse Council Touts Equine Safety Net

The coronavirus pandemic has presented many problems for people in horse racing industry – both in the United States and around the world. With the vast majority of race tracks shuttered across America, only a few races have run in the past month. And as it stands, most tracks will remain closed at least through […] Read More
Posted on: April 2, 2020 | Industry News | Jennifer Newell
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