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New poll shows Kentuckians favor allowing sports betting at race tracks, Speedway and by mobile apps

Sports betting is a political winner in Kentucky. Two-thirds of voters support allowing sports betting in the Commonwealth, according to a new survey from Republican pollster Public Opinion Strategies. By a 66%-27% margin, voters support allowing sports betting at Kentucky horse race tracks, the Kentucky Speedway, and mobile betting through online apps. Support for sports betting extends across party...

Charitable Impact Group to host Derby handicapping event benefiting thoroughbred charities April 26

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA), the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF), and New Vocations have been named the co-beneficiaries of the Charitable Impact Group’s fifth annual Kentucky Oaks and Derby Handicapping Benefit Dinner. The event will be held at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington on April 29 at 6 p.m. NBC racing analyst Donna Brothers will host a panel of handicappers including Daily...