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Penn National close to selling Maryland Jockey Club stake

Penn National Gaming Inc. is close to divesting its 49-percent share of the Maryland Jockey Club, including its ownership of Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park. D. Eric Schippers, a spokesman for the Wyomissing, Pa.-based company, said Tuesday that the ...

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Preakness officials expecting attendance gains

Coming on the hooves of a record-breaking attendance at the Kentucky Derby, organizers of Baltimore’s Preakness Stakes are hoping for some of the same luck — without having to rub any horseshoes. Ticket sales for the 136th running of the ...

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O’Malley says Maryland racetrack funding in jeopardy

ANNAPOLIS — Millions of dollars in grants and loans needed to save horse racing in Maryland is in jeopardy in the legislature. Gov. Martin O’Malley said Monday the compromise measure he hammered out to divert slots money to cover operating ...

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Md. Jockey Club reports $6.9M in losses

ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland Jockey Club lost $6.9 million in the last eight months of 2010, according to audited financial reports filed with the state Thursday evening. That disclosure came as the club, which owns Pimlico Race Course and Laurel ...

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