Articles posted November 12, 2002

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Smith Commends Authorities for Pick 6 Arrests

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Tim Smith, commissioner of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, commended authorities on Tuesday for the arrests of three individuals for wire fraud in connection to the Breeders' Cup Pick 6 investigation.

Fort Erie Concludes Live Meet

Fort Erie concluded its 2002 live season with an increase in everything from handle to purse amounts to the number of races conducted.

Can More Be Less?

By Ray Paulick -- Some track officials and horsemen have begun to question the wisdom of their relationships with offshore and U.S.-based wagering companies that attract some of the game's biggest players through rebates of 10% or more on wagers.

Melbuhn Musings

By Victor Zast -- The Melbourne Cup is only race in the world for which a holiday is proclaimed and on which 90% of a country's population will bet.

Domedriver: Destination Hong Kong

Domedriver, 26-1 upset winner of the NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) on Oct. 26, will bid to add another "I" to his resume in the Hong Kong Mile (HK-I) on Dec. 15.

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