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Robert L Evans retires as Executive Chairman of Churchill Downs

US race track operator Churchill Downs has announced that Robert L Evans will retire as Executive Chairman of the company. Churchill Downs continues the restructure of its governance team, which saw the appointment of William C. Carstanjen as CEO in August 2014. Following a transition/learning period under Evans, Carstanjen will now take over full leadership responsibilities. Evans retires from Churchill …

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Turf TV funnels £45m of bookmaker money to racing

Live racing and data provider Turf TV recorded a year of strong growth in 2013, having secured record numbers of subscribers and returned £45m to the racing industry. Turf TV owner Amalgamated Racing Limited (AMRAC) owns live broadcast rights for 34 of Britain’s racecourses, including festivals at Ascot, Cheltenham and Epsom. It also provides TV pictures and data to betting …

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