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Saturday, April 12, 2008

Playing the "ponies"

Posted By on Sat, Apr 12, 2008 at 6:41 PM

General manager Eric Jackson tells the Louisville Courier Journal that if it weren't for instant racing, Oaklawn would probably have bit the dust. Now Kentucky tracks are studying the impact of Arkansas's "games of skill" (right) on pari-mutuel purses, etc. Will the ponies become an afterthought ?

The Arkansas Derby winner: Gayego. 

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