Articles posted April 24, 2006

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CHRB to Study Multi-Year Dates Contracts for Tracks

Given the possibility any of the three owners of the five privately owned racetracks in California could choose at any time to develop their properties and shut down racing operations, the California Horse Racing Board intends to hold several strategic planning meetings to develop long-range plans for horse racing in the state, and one of the options would be to allocate multi-year racing dates that would obligate the owners to operate for the term of the contracts.

Fair Grounds Receives Approval for 81-Da

The Louisiana State Racing Commission Monday unanimously approved Fair Grounds' request for an 81-day racing season in New Orleans beginning Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 23) and running through March 25, 2007.

Santanna, Green, Landsburg Added to NTRA Board

Santanna, Green, Landsburg Added to NTRA Board

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has announced that Joe Santanna, president of the National HBPA; Robert W. Green, president and CEO of Greenwood Racing; and Thoroughbred Owners of California director and board chair Alan Landsburg have joined the NTRA Board of Directors.

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