Articles posted February 7, 2003

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Joint TRA-HTA-RTC Convention March 13-14

A management panel discussion on current racing issues, that will for the first time bring together leaders of the four major racing ownerships groups, highlights the joint meeting of the Thoroughbred Racing Associations (TRA), Harness Tracks of America (HTA), and Racetracks of Canada (RAC) to be held at the Westin Diplomat in Hollywood, Fla. on March 13-14.

TVG To Air Viewers' Choice Awards

The most memorable moments and individuals of the 2002 racing season, as selected by TVG viewers, will be announced when the third annual TVG Viewers' Choice Awards is broadcast Feb. 17 on a live 90-minute program from 8:30-10 p.m. (ET).

Mystic Lady Makes Last Start Saturday

Mystic Lady, an eight-time stakes winner in her career, will be making her final start when she runs in Saturday's $100,000 Sabin Handicap at Gulfstream Park. The fillies and mares stakes will be contested at 1 1/16 miles.

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Due to circumstances beyond our control, users of and other electronic features of Blood-Horse Publications may experience service interruptions over the next couple of days. Reports Record Monthly Handle

Online wagering firm announced Thursday that monthly handle for January totaled more than $20 million, representing the largest monthly handle since the company began accepting wagers in 1997.

Pari-Mutuel Pull-Tab Proposal in Indiana Lacks Unanimity

Legislation to legalize pari-mutuel pull-tabs could mean solid footing for Churchill Downs-owned Hoosier Park and upstart Indiana Downs, all interest groups in Indiana are not in agreement at how the bill is structured.

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