Articles posted July 18, 2005

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Jess Jackson Buys Part of Adena Springs Kentucky

After word had circulated through the industry for more than a month, it was officially announced today Jess Jackson has purchased Frank Stronach's Adena Springs near Versailles, Ky.

Race For Education Awards $329,000 in Scholarships

The Race For Education awarded more than $329,000 in scholarships to 27 students for use in the 2005/2006 academic year. This year's recipients--from 11 states around the country--were chosen from a pool of more than 400 applicants.

Hollywood Park Wagering Declines Slightly; Attendance Down 6.6%

Hollywood Park, saving its best for last, closed its 64-day spring/summer meet Sunday with total common pool wagering of $667,016,796, down less than one-half percent from the figure of $679,693,206 during a 65-day meet a ago. The daily average was $10.42 million, compared to $10.45 million in 2004.

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