Texas Commission Repeals Historical Racing
Tracks likely to stay open as state officials expected to allow necessary funding.
February 17, 2016
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The Texas Racing Commission on Thursday voted to repeal rules that would have allowed the state's racetracks to add Historical Racing to their wagering menus.
The commission voted 5-4 to repeal the Historical Racing, capping nearly two years of controversy that included lawsuits, restraining orders, funding concerns, and feuds with lawmakers opposed to the wagering option.
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