News

  • 23
    JAN

    The Grand Prix d'Amerique 2014 in Vincennes, January 25-26

    A preview of the Grand Prix d'Amerique 2014 in Vincennes, January 25-26

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  • 28
    MAR

    Three Top American Runners Challenge World in Dubai Cup

    Godolphin’s Hunter’s Light, strong winner of his last three starts including the Al Maktoum Challenge Round III (G1) at Meydan on March 9, is the early 7-2 favorite in Saturday’s $10 million Dubai World Cup (G1) following Wednesday’s post position draw.

    Trainer Saeed bin Suroor chose post four for Hunter’s Light in a selection process in which the names of the 13 horses in the field were chosen randomly and then the connections opted for stalls in the starting gate. Bin Suroor got the sixth choice in the field.

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  • 07
    JAN

    Dubai World Cup Carnival Begins With Top Contenders

    PROSPECT, KENTUCKY, January 7, 2013—With the most exciting lineup of competitors in the rich history of Dubai racing poised to run, AmWest Entertainment will deliver the Dubai World Cup Carnival and the Dubai World Cup program for wagering in North and South America for the fourth consecutive season.

    The Carnival commences on January 10 with a first post of 10:05 a.m. EST for a six-race program featuring the $250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round I (G2) over 1,600 meters (about one mile) on the all-weather track at Meydan Racecourse.

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  • 01
    SEP

    Landmark Commingling to be Offered on Arc Weekend Programs

    Prospect, Kentucky, October 2, 2012—For the first time in history, Americans will have the opportunity to wager into the world’s second largest pool—and gain the chance for big payoffs—when AmWest Entertainment joins with France’s Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) to simulcast the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Weekend on October 6 & 7.

    Featuring seven Group 1 events topped by the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (G1), Europe’s premier event worth €4 million (about $5.15 million and thus more valuable than America’s richest race, the Breeders’ Cup Classic [G1]), Arc Weekend spans 15 Thoroughbred races over the two days at famed Longchamp Racecourse in Paris.

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  • 01
    AUG

    AmWest Entertainment Launches Revolutionary AmWager.com Wagering Platform

    PROSPECT, KENTUCKY, August 1, 2012—Following 18 months of daily trials by professional handicappers working with technical developers, the revolutionary new AmWager.com website is now available to all horseplayers seeking the most advanced features for successful wagering and the most extensive racing content in the industry.

    Developed by AmWest Entertainment, one of North America’s largest account wagering companies, AmWager.com offers an array of sophisticated money management tools that allow players—from beginners to the most experienced—to maximize returns on wagering.

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  • 05
    JUN

    North American Wagering Multiplied on Singapore’s Top Races

    PROSPECT, KENTUCKY, June 5, 2012—Two exceptional programs from Singapore’s Kranji racecourse that were distributed for wagering in North America in late May by AmWest Entertainment yielded over five times the handle generated during the only previous Singapore simulcast to this continent.

    Featuring the $2.4-million Singapore Airlines International Cup (G1) and the $800,100 KrisFlyer International Sprint (G1), the Singapore International Racing Festival offered full fields of quality runners exemplified by American Grade 1 winner Chinchon, who captured the Cup prize; Ato, who defeated Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) winner Krypton Factor in the KrisFlyer International Sprint, and Super Easy, who swept the Singapore Triple Crown with a thrilling late run in the Singapore Guineas.

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