Miller Continues to Struggle in Quest to Open Yavapai
Yavapai Downs owner Gary Miller continues to struggle with his plans to open the Arizona track. Miller, who bought the indebted track, said he has still not secured financing to do the necessary repairs to the facility.
Miller has been able to reopen a neighboring dirt racecar track and event center near Yavapai Downs, both of which are doing well but major repairs are still needed to the track’s grandstand.
In the meantime, the lawsuit between Yavapai Downs federal bankruptcy trustee and the track’s former board of directors has again been delayed. The suit accuses the board of poor management leading to the track’s 2011 bankruptcy.
Miller’s next projected opening date for the track will be Memorial Day 2014. The Yavapai County Fair will not take place at the track this fall as he had originally hoped.
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