Churchill Downs' Antitrust Suit Stays On Track

Law360, New York (March 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal district judge has refused to toss an antitrust suit brought by thoroughbred racetrack operator Churchill Downs Inc., giving the green light to a case against two horsemen’s groups that stand accused of conspiring to raise the amounts they receive from off-track betting.

On Friday, U.S. District Judge John Heyburn II of the Western District of Kentucky rejected a bid to dismiss the suit brought by the Kentucky's Horsemen’s Protective and Benevolent Association Inc. and the Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Group LLC, ruling that the complaint had...
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