United Tote Company announces long-term renewals with Keeneland and The Red Mile

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Contact: Vic Harrison, Senior Director of Sales, United Tote
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LOUISVILLE, KY. (July 28, 2015) – United Tote, a leading supplier of pari-mutuel accounting services, totalisator systems, equipment and technology that processes wagers and payouts at facilities worldwide, announced it has signed renewals to provide pari-mutuel wagering technology services to Keeneland and The Red Mile, both in Lexington, KY.  United Tote has provided totalisator services to The Red Mile since 1983 and Keeneland since 1995 and this renewal carries particular significance due to the upcoming Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland and the recent move to combined simulcasting at the brand new shared facility in The Red Mile.

Keeneland’s Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, Vince Gabbert, stated, “We look forward to our continued relationship with United Tote and working with them to advance the technology and wager ingintegrity for our sport.”

Nate Simon, President of United Tote said, “Keeneland, The Red Mile and United Tote share a commitment to excellence in customer service and innovation.  That unified purpose made a long-term extension of our relationship a natural step in our joint commitment to Kentucky racing.”

“United Tote places a high value on the superior performance of their systems, and we have been able to leverage that with new technology for our customers as a part of this extension,” said Julie Sorrell, Director of Mutuels and Simulcasting at The Red Mile.  “United Tote consistently offers cutting-edge wagering technology patrons appreciate.”

Along with many behind the scene upgrades, including new infrastructure improvements in time for theBreeders’ Cup, United Tote has more than doubled the number of terminals provided at the new unified simulcast facility and upgraded all of the terminals to modern equipment with their award winning EnterBet® user interface.  In the near future, patrons at The Red Mile will also see the roll-out of UnitedTote’s FastBet Mobile wagering platform allowing patrons to make wagers and monitor racing anywhere in the facility from their smartphone.

“We are pleased to continue our partnership with two of Kentucky’s most historic racetracks,” said Simon.  “It is undeniable that both tracks are world-renowned for their racing legacies.”

ABOUT UNITED TOTE

 United Tote, wholly owned subsidiary of Churchill Downs Incorporated, is a leading supplier of totalisator systems, services and equipment, pari-mutuel settlement services, and technology that processes wagers and payouts, and is a provider of pari-mutuel tote services to racing operations such as leading racetracks Arlington International, Churchill Downs, Keeneland, Canterbury Park and The Fairgrounds.  United Tote designs, manufactures and operates pari-mutuel wagering systems for more than150 racing companies and numerous OTB facilities in North America and around the world. Each hardware and software component, while a leader in its own right, was developed for deployment as part of a comprehensive wagering system to increase player satisfaction, attract new customers and decrease the costs of operation.

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