Australian supplier Ainsworth Game Technology has signed a long-term deal to supply its gaming machines at Churchill Downs new racing facility in Kentucky.

Ainsworth will provide at least 600 gaming machines to the new 85,000-square-foot venue, Derby City Gaming, which is expected to open during the third quarter of this year.

It will feature pari-mutuel historical racing games that have been specifically repurposed for CDI as part of the agreement.

"Ainsworth is very proud of this exciting relationship with the iconic Churchill Downs business,” said Danny Gladstone, chief executive of Ainsworth. “We are delighted to supply these historic racing machines and we look forward to continuing to work very closely with our new partner in the future."

Shares in Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd (ASX:AGI) closed in Sydney Wednesday up 1 per cent at AUD$2.02 per share, while shares in Churchill Downs Incorporated (NSQ:CHDN) closed in New York Tuesday up 1.89 per cent at $242.60 per share.

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