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Plans for New Texas Track Slow Down

Plans to construct a new racetrack near the Texas City of Pflugerville have been put on hold while members of The Austin Jockey Club work with the city and county concerning traffic issues. The Texas Racing Commission was scheduled to hear a proposal from representatives of the track at its Aug. 12 meeting.

Sam Houston Gets OK to Apply for Laredo License

A Sam Houston Race Park management team has received the green light from the Texas Racing Commission to begin applying for a license to operate a Class 2 racetrack in southwest Texas.

Texas Renews Equine Drug-Testing Contract

The Texas Racing Commission has renewed its drug-testing contract with Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, and also approved some changes in the racing schedule at Manor Downs for 2003.

Texas Commission Approves Dates After Agreement Between Sam Houston, Retama

The Texas Racing Commission has approved the live racing calendar for all Texas racetracks in 2003. Prior to TRC approval of the calendar, Retama Park and Sam Houston Race Park agreed during a private discussion to hold concurrent dates for live racing on Oct. 25 and Oct. 26 next year.

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