Keyword: Hazel Park

  • Adkins Responds to MI Horsemens' Requests

    Dan Adkins, a Michigan racetrack official who has for the last 18 months been working on a petition that would allow eight casinos in the state, is moving forward with the measure -- with or without the support of horsemen.

  • MI Racing Officials Disagree on Casino Bill

    After several meetings, two Michigan horsemen's groups have remained unsuccessful in convincing Dan Adkins of Hazel Park to amend the language of a petition concerning the approval of eight new casinos in the state.

  • Michigan Senator Predicts Passage of VLT Bill

    A member of the state Senate committee considering legislation that would allow video lottery terminals at Michigan racetracks predicted the week of March 22 that the bill would be voted out of committee and passed by the Senate this spring.

  • Michigan Sets Racing Schedule for 2004

    Great Lakes Downs, Michigan's only all-Thoroughbred racetrack, was awarded 118 days of racing in 2004 under an order signed by Michigan racing commissioner Robert Geake.

  • Hope Remains for Detroit Area Thoroughbred Track

    Michigan's racing commissioner said her office continues to field inquiries from companies interested in operating a Thoroughbred track in the Detroit metropolitan area, something horsemen believe is a key to any future growth for the sport.