The Most Powerful Name in Racing
XB Net is a member of The Stronach Group, North America’s premier owner and operator of racetracks and pari-mutuel wagering technology. The Stronach Group’s tracks include Gulfstream Park (Miami, FL), Santa Anita Park (Los Angeles, CA) and Pimlico Race Course (Baltimore, MD), the home of the world famous Preakness Stakes.
At XB Net, we provide solutions that allow our global B2B partners to seamlessly generate revenue as their customers wager on North American Thoroughbred, Harness and Greyhound racing. We have expertise in both pari-mutuel (commingled pools) and booked (non-commingled) wagering, and our portfolio of clients is a ‘who’s who’ of the world’s largest and most influential betting organizations.
We are Horse Racing
The Stronach Group of companies is owned by Austrian-Canadian businessman, Mr. Frank Stronach. The company specializes in providing the best in global horse racing entertainment.
A promise of safety, security and reliability
XB Net, along with The Stronach Group’s corporate family, processes more than $3 Billion in tote transactions annually. We employ financial institution-level security to ensure all transactions are protected, safe and secure.
We’re Proud to Call them “Family”
Xpressbet, LLC was launched in 2002 to offer secure and legal pari-mutuel wagering on Thoroughbred, Harness and Quarterhorse racing. The licensed, US-based business has become a leader in online race wagering, processing millions of dollars in handle for races big and small each year.
XB SELECT is the premier destination for secure, high-volume wagering. Each of its members receives personal attention, including lucrative rebate structures and white-glove concierge services. XB SELECT is US-based, fully licensed and serves its clientele with a promise of safety, security and reliability.
Monarch Content Management, LLC acts as the simulcast purchase and sales agent for a group of twelve Thoroughbred racetracks, including Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park, Del Mar, Monmouth, Tampa Bay Downs and Pimlico Race Course.
AmTote is a leading totalisator service company committed to providing the best ongoing customer service, support, and technological advancements in the pari-mutuel wagering industry.
Set against the picturesque San Gabriel Mountains in sunny Los Angeles, California, Santa Anita Park is the leading racing destination on the West Coast of the United States. It has hosted the Breeders’ Cup World Championships a record nine times.
Located in Miami, Florida, Gulfstream Park is the premier year-round racing destination on the East Coast of the United States. It’s marquee races include the world’s richest race, the $12 Million USD Pegasus World Cup, as well as the Florida Derby.
Locasted in San Francisco, California Golden Gate Fields is the only major Thoroughbred racetrack in Northern California and maintains race dates throughout much of the year.
Located near Baltimore, Maryland and Washington DC, Laurel Park conducts live racing throughout the year. Its powerful stakes schedule and pristine turf course make it an attractive destination for top horses and bettors alike.
Home of the Second Jewel of America’s Triple Crown, the Preakness Stakes, Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course opened in 1870 and conducts live Thoroughbred racing each April and May.
Opened in 1946, Oregon’s Portland Meadows is a staple on the Pacific Northwest racing calendar, hosting both Thoroughbred and Quarterhorse races throughout the year.
One of South Florida’s premier dining and shopping destinations, the Village at Gulfstream Park gives customers access to popular retail destinations and more than 20 restaurants and bars.
The Maryland Jockey Club operates the most successful and popular racing destinations in Maryland, including Pimlico Racecourse, Laurel Park, Rosecroft Raceway and the Bowie Training Center.
XBTV is a new digital HD online horse racing network providing insight and analysis to give horseplayers a competitive advantage. XBTV is the ultimate online destination for bettors to get insider interviews, morning works, insights and analysis, and expert picks from the country’s top handicappers.
Nestled in the suburbs of Washington D.C., Rosecroft Raceway is the newest member of the Stronach Group’s family of tracks. Its marquee event, the Potomac Pace, takes place in November.
One of the world’s leading Thoroughbred breeding operations, Adena Springs has farms in Kentucky, Florida and Ontario. It has produced hundreds of stakes winners and more than a dozen champions.
The Adena Retirement Program retrains and rehabilitates horses after their racing careers have ended, with a goal of matching horses with owners who will provide a suitable, lifelong adoptive home.
Located in South Florida, the Palm Beach Training Center features both turf and dirt training tracks and provides world-class stabling accommodations for more than 800 horses.
Our Management Team
VP Business Development and Sales
René has more than a decade of experience in the international horseracing industry, having worked in a variety of roles for Magna Entertainment prior to joining the XB Net team. René holds an MS from the University of Technology in Graz, Austria and an MBA from IMADEC University in Vienna. Following his studies, René began his business career in the automotive industry, working for both DaimlerChrysler and Covisint prior to beginning his work in horse racing.
VP Operations & IT
Ingo has more than a decade of experience in the international horseracing industry, serving as the CEO of the centralized marketing company of the German harness racing industry prior to joining XB Net. Ingo holds a degree in Business with majors in both Controlling and Business Information Technology from Germany’s Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences. Prior to his work in horse racing, Ingo worked as a business consultant for several consulting companies throughout Germany, and also worked in the banking industry with the German Bundesbank, Germany’s central bank.
MD Director UK/Ireland
Tim has over 20 years experience working in the sports betting and media industry. Having previously worked for The Press Association in a variety of roles including Operations Manager and more recently as Head of Racing & Sports Betting, Tim gained a BA (Hons) degree in Business Management in Sport from the University of Central Lancashire, UK.
Tim brings a wealth of experience to the XB-Net team. He is a prominent figure within the industry and has in-depth knowledge of International Horse racing Rights, content integration and distribution.
We maintain strong relationships with all of our partners. Alongside them, we share the vision of sharing North American horse racing with the rest of the world.
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