Articles posted August 17, 2001

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Florida Supreme Court Rules in OBS Case

A law allowing the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company to sell horses and operate an inter-track wagering facility was declared unconstitutional Thursday in a unanimous vote by the Florida Supreme Court. The same law had been repealed last year by the Florida State legislature.

Skimming Favored in Pacific Classic

Six horses were entered Thursday for Sunday's $1-million Pacific Classic at Del Mar. Skimming was installed as the 8-5 favorite, followed by Futural at 9-5 odds. Captain Steve, winless since taking the Dubai World Cup, drew the outside post position as he was made the 3-1 third wagering choice.

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