Pennsylvania Racing Shutdown Delayed As ‘Productive’ Negotiations Continue

by | 10.31.2015 | 1:48pm

According to a story by Penn Live, a shutdown of Pennsylvania horse racing has been delayed a week as legislators, owners and track operators continue to negotiate how to fund the sport.

“This has not been an easy process, but it has been an incredibly productive process,” said Agricultural Secretary Russell Redding in a written statement. “We have come a long way since last Friday.”

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced last week that a shutdown would occur if a solution was not reached by Oct. 30. A decline in wagering and a loss of funds have contributed to the current problem in Pennsylvania.

Read more at Penn Live

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