Edited Kentucky Downs Release — Kentucky Downs and the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) have reached a simulcast agreement that will allow NYRA, its affiliated racetracks, and its online betting platform NYRA Bets to wager on the six-date meet that begins Sunday at the Franklin, Ky., track.
“We are grateful and appreciative of NYRA management for this amicable resolution and delighted that all NYRA outlets will be able to wager on Kentucky Downs,” said Ted Nicholson, Kentucky Downs’ Vice President for Racing.
The agreement also means horseplayers betting on-site at any Kentucky track will now be able to wager on the last two days of Saratoga’s meet, Sunday and Monday.
With the agreement, the Kentucky Downs’ signal will be available to every major simulcasting and online betting outlet in the country. Kentucky Downs runs Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sept. 11 and 12.