Proposed Finger Lakes Turf Course Gaining Ground

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PJMIII
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Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:36 am

Thoroughbred industry executives in New York are pressing ahead with an effort to build a turf course at Finger Lakes Racetrack, which has seen racing handle slide over the years amid smaller field sizes and new competition for gambling dollars upstate.

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Rick1323
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Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:39 pm

It is the one thing that could save racing there.........
Everyone come home sound.....
WaquoitNBroadBrush
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Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:55 pm

It would certainly boost its appeal as a simulcast signal, but would it be enough of a lure to bring gamblers back to the track from the full-service casino down the road? Imagine Tony Calo calling a full field of turf sprinters home ... be still, my beating heart.
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