What was it about this mere Idea that got some so desperately scared to DEATH?
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Thoroughbred Racing Back In The City Of Detroit At The Fairgrounds? Governor Rick Snyder Makes Sure That Is A No.
In 2009 Michigan Governor Granholm after 75 years threw Horse Racing here to the wolves. Citing this reason the ORC was being dissolved: NO MORE FUNDING available.
Well it would seem now Michigan has a surplus of $429,000,000.00 and doesn’t know what to do with it. And everybody and their cousin is after it. Wasn’t the Lottery designed to fund the schools? Then why aren’t they?
Since 1933 there was an Industry that at one time generated over $400 Million per year to this State and it was HORSE RACING.
Now that Pinnacle Race Course has made its decision.
Categories Gaming, horse racing
Meetings Agriculture 4/13/2011
Gaming; horse racing; gaming control board; require representation of equine industry interests. Amends sec. 4 of 1996 IL 1 (MCL 432.204).
The following bill formatting applies to the 2011-2012 session:
– New language in an amendatory bill will be shown in BOLD AND UPPERCASE.
– Language to be removed will be stricken.
– Amendments made by the House will be blue with square brackets, such as: [House amended text].
So what is House Bill 4151 ( 2011 ) ?
Essentially requiring 1 of the 5 members of the MGCB to be a A Representative of the Equine Industry.
Perhaps a Change of Heart? or just the Truth. “Schizophrenic” State Planning on Horse Racing. Now that’s more accurate Tom Gantert.
Now we are talking what is Horse Racing’s real issues and problem here in the State of Michigan.
STATE REVENUE FROM THE 3.5% SIMULCAST TAX CURRENT FISCAL YEAR: OCTOBER 1, 2009-JUNE 6,2010
This is what Michigan wants to throw away. MUCH NEEDED REVENUE. Well if Michigan doesn’t want it and since Horse Racing generates it. Why are the Thoroughbred Horsemen having to BUY BACK DATES WITH OUR PURSES?