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New state-run NYRA, what are the odds?

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Here we have the latest effort to keep horse racing alive in New York despite its natural decline in the face of competition. State government is going to take it over for the next three years. The board of directors of the bungling, private, non-profit New York Racing Association is going to disband and be replaced by a board the majority of whose members will be appointed by government leaders — eight, including the chairman, ...


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twohands
May 24, 2012
12:12 p.m.

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It will be interesting to see how many current NYRA Board members get appointed to the new body.

cfield
May 24, 2012
3:29 p.m.

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Carl- Rest assure that what ever money NYRA was holding back illegally on exotic bets, the state of New York will hold back double that amount legally!!!!. And with all the perks and benefits will still come out in the red.

Sparkys_Dad
May 24, 2012
7:38 p.m.

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I miss bookies.

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