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BRENNAN REPEATS AS HTA DRIVER OF THE YEAR…STILL RACING’S MOST DIFFICULT HONOR TO WIN

For the second year in a row, George Brennan, the 45-year-old Monticello, New York, native is Harness Tracks of America’s Driver of the Year, the formidable achievement that remains the most difficult award in the sport of harness racing to … Continue reading

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New York State Racing Fan Advisory Council 2012 Report and Recommendations

New York State Racing and Wagering BoardChairman John D. SabiniMember Charles DiamondMember Daniel Hogan Dear Chairman Sabini, Members Diamond and Hogan, Pursuant to the Racing and Wagering Board’s 2011 directive establishing the Racing Fan Advisory Council, I am pleased to … Continue reading

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NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR 2012 “GROOM OF THE YEAR” AWARD

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 “Groom of the Year” Award. The award, sponsored annually by Harness Tracks of America and Hanover Shoe Farms, recognizes the unsung heroes of the sport, the grooms who maintain the health and … Continue reading

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Tito Moreno v. Penn National Gaming and Mark Loewe Decision filed November 14, 2012

A U.S. District Court judge in Pennsylvania has ruled that a state regulation allowing licensees to appeal ejections from parimutuel facilities is unconstitutional because it does not guarantee that the appeal will be heard promptly. To view or download a … Continue reading

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The unbearable, devastating loss of Alan Kirschenbaum

By Dave Briggs. That Alan Kirschenbaum readily shared his time, profound talent and genial soul won’t surprise anyone who knew him. What you don’t know is that to us at The Sportsman, he was also a verb. He once told me the secret to … Continue reading

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