Horse racing roundup: Materiality takes Florida Derby, remains unbeaten

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. - Materiality is still unbeaten after a victory in the $1 million Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park.

Standardbred Harness Races return to McGhees' Mile in Aiken

...consider bringing the races back. She said they could completely fill their stalls by next year, and that more money in horse racing combined with extreme weather in the north are reasons for the shift.What McGhee described as the "icing on the cake...

Family reunites at Aiken Steeplechase every year

...50,000 ? was won by Balance The Budget and jockey Kieran Norris."You couldn't ask for a better day to watch horse racing," said Michael Bennett, of Columbia. "This is my 18th year coming and the prettiest it's ever been."This...

Key bills fail to make crossover deadline

...economy.HOUSE BILL 2/SR 135: These would have let voters decide next year whether to expand legalized gambling to horse racing.HB 16: Students who chose to attend magnet high schools would have still been able to play sports at the school they...

Casino, horse-racing bill introduced in Georgia Legislature

...Wednesday to expand legalized gambling to casinos and horse racing. The state's take from the proceeds would shore up...Senate bills introduced in January to permit betting on horse racing.Conservative groups and churches warn that casinos...

Georgia Senate OKs medical marijuana bill, House backs earlier restaurant alcohol sales on Sundays

...gambling on horse races in Georgia said they will try for passage next year.In a statement to supporters, the Georgia Horse Racing Coalition said Senate support for the proposal was two votes short of the two-thirds majority required for changes...

Legalized horse betting heads for a Ga. Senate vote

...Supporters of legalized betting on horse racing are hopeful that legislation could...understand why we don't have horse racing," said Dean Reeves, president of the Georgia Horse Racing Coalition and owner of Mucho Macho...

Palace Malice winding up training in Aiken

Horse racing fans only have a few more days to see Palace Malice in action at the Aiken Training Track.Dogwood Stable president Cot Campbell...


...which races the four-time champion will call.Gordon plans to retire from full-time competition after the season. Horse Racing'Day Well' ends skid at AqueductIn New York, Went the Day Well, once a promising Triple Crown contender, ended...

First bills filed for Ga. legislature range from pot to sexual abuse to college athletics

ATLANTA -- Marijuana, horse racing, driving with cellphones, child sexual abuse, the minimum wage...amendment filed so far in the House, would legalize wagering on horse racing. It's another attempt by Rep. Harry Geisinger, R-Roswell...