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CDI Reports Second-Quarter Net Earnings Drop

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Churchill Downs Inc. reported net earnings of $29.3 million in the second quarter, a decrease of 12% compared with net earnings of $33.4 million over the same period last year. Those figures break down to $2.11 per share and $2.46 per share, respectively.

Fair Grounds to Assist Seniors in Rebuilding Effort

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Fair Grounds Race Course, in conjunction with the New Orleans Council on Aging, Lowe's and the City of New Orleans, announced the launch of a program to assist local senior citizens in rebuilding their homes July 18.

Casino Manager to Head Fair Grounds Slot Operations

Austin Miller, who has spent the last 15 years in managerial positions in the casino industry, has been named to the new position of vice president and general manager of slots operations and OTBs at Fair Grounds Race Course, track president Randall Soth announced Friday.

Fair Grounds Adds March 12 Racing Date

Fair Grounds Race Course will conduct a live racing program on Monday, March 12, to make up for an earlier cancellation this season, track president Randall Soth announced Feb. 9.

Miller Resigns Positions with Churchill Downs

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Mike Miller has resigned his executive posts at Churchill Downs Inc. to accept the position of chief financial officer of Poe Companies, a commercial real estate development company located in Louisville, Ky. His final day with Churchill Downs will be Jan. 26.

Fair Grounds Set to Open on Thanksgiving

Fair Grounds is set to open Thanksgiving Day, marking the return of live racing to the New Orleans track following the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The meet is scheduled to run Nov.23-March 25, with 81 days of racing. The main reconstruction of the facility has been completed.

Fair Grounds to Open Five OTB Locations

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Fair Grounds Race Course will open five of its Finish Line off-track betting locations Oct. 26, Fair Grounds President and General Manager Randall Soth announced Monday. Four of the OTBs reopening also offer video poker.

Fair Grounds Numbers Decline

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Fair Grounds Race Course concluded its 2004 winter meet Sunday with across-the-board decreases in daily averages.

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