News and Updates

Make An Informed Decision on Prop 1

This letter is in response to the Idaho Press’ Editorial Board for their opinion piece of the ‘Save Idaho Horse Racing’ initiative Proposition 1 printed on 9/3/18. They reported that out of $88 million dollars generated by the HHR Terminals, only $600,000 went to the Public-School Fund. They neglected to tell their readers that 90% … Read more >

Former GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Tommy Ahlquist Endorses Proposition 1

Business Leader, Physician Says Proposition 1 Helps Economy, Rural Idahoans (BOISE) — Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist has come out in strong support for Proposition 1 and its promise of reviving Idaho’s live horse racing industry. Ahlquist announced his endorsement on Wednesday in letter sent to thousands of supporters who backed his bid to … Read more >

Idaho Ed News: Idaho Schools Have A Horse in Prop 1 Debate

Idaho’s public schools would receive a slight funding increase if voters approve a November ballot initiative to legalize historical horse racing betting. The horse racing issue will appear on the Nov. 6 general election ballot as Proposition 1. If a majority of voters approve Prop 1, one half of 1 percent of all wagering funds … Read more >