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NYRA, Churchill Downs at Odds over Simulcast Signal Rights

Despite lengthy negotiations and several contract extensions, the New York Racing Association and Churchill Downs Inc. remain at an impasse over an agreement regarding NYRA's simulcast signal rights, the Daily Racing Form reports.

The most recent extension expired today (Feb. 3); it is possible that if an agreement isn't reached soon, Churchill Downs Inc. may drop NYRA's signal on its Twinspires.com account wagering site as early as Friday. That most likely would have serious results for both companies – Twinspires.com is the largest account wagering site in the country, and NYRA's year-round signal is one of the most valuable in the industry.

Read more in the Daily Racing Form


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