Delaware Park Signs with You Bet

7 August 1999
Delaware Park has joined the online race and partnered with, Inc. The track becomes the 32nd race track to join the You Bet network.

Continuing the industry trend, Delaware Park entered into a multi-year agreement with As a premier track partner, You Bet will offer live audio and video feeds from Delaware Park as well as opportunities to wager on the races there.

"The Delaware Park brand of thoroughbred racing will have strong appeal with the current and new racing fan," said Ron Luniewski, chief operating officer of

Delaware Park, located in Wilmington, Delaware, offers thoroughbred racing 139 days a year from April through October with a daily post time of 12:45 p.m. The original Delaware Park facility opened on June 26, 1937.

"The You Bet Network offers our racing product new incremental distribution opportunities through the fastest growing medium we have ever seen," said Bill Fasy, executive vice president/CEO and general manager of Delaware Park. "Building our brand through this new medium is key to growing the existing fan base."

In 1998, announced the public release of the You Bet Network, an interactive online horse racing network. Members have 24-hour access to the network, which offers live racing from more than 30 tracks, commingled track pools and live audio and video feeds.