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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Will NY ever get a VLT provider?

Today’s Saratogian has a wonderful article about the flaws in the process for awarding a video lottery terminal (VLT) p;rovider for Aqueduct Race Track. It continues to look less likely that New York will have a VLT operator anytime soon. This is problematic because the New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has done an audit this … Continue reading »

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Desormeaux Fails Breath Test

According to BloodHorse.com, jockey Kent Desormeaux was taken off his mount Hold Me Back in yesterday’s Domnion Day Handicap at Woodbine because he failed a required breath test prior to riding the Bill Mott trained horse. While this potentially cost Desormeaux purse money, as Hold Me Back won the race, that is truly immaterial. Racing … Continue reading »

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