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Officials propose more Lone Star racing

Updated: June 2, 2010, 11:33 PM ET
By Mary Rampellini | Daily Racing Form

Texas racing has been losing ground to tracks in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Oklahoma, all of which have varying forms of gaming to supplement purses. Texas racetrack officials, led by Lone Star Park president Drew Shubeck, have been meeting for months to address the issue, and have presented a plan for 2011 to horsemen that calls for Sam Houston Race Park in Houston to give up its usual 60 Thoroughbred dates and transfer its purse fund to Lone Star Park near Dallas for a meet of about ...

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