This is unfortunate: Hialeah is just what the racing industry needs, a premier destination for racing, and a reminder of the glory days of thoroughbreds.
The Florida legislature ended its 2012 regular session the night of March 9 and did not pass a bill that would have authorized an annual Thoroughbred meet for Hialeah Park.
Under the proposal, Hialeah would have been able to hold a Thoroughbred meet each November provided that it was selected to be in a rotation of tracks to hold the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. The track has not had Thoroughbred races since 2001 but has applied for some dates in 2013.
Read more: http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/67956/bills-on-hialeah-other-gaming-dead-for-now#ixzz1ojQicGqf
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