Report: Short-Term Simulcasting Deal Reached At Finger Lakes

by | 01.11.2017 | 10:34am
Purple Haze Center at Finger Lakes

Officials at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack have announced that they have reached an agreement with the track's owners and trainers that will allow the track to resume simulcasting operations, at least for the short-term.

The BloodHorse reports that track officials continue to work with the Finger Lakes Horsemen Benevolent and Protective Association in order to reach a long-term deal. Simulcasting operations at the track ended Jan. 1.

Reaching an agreement regarding simulcasting takes on new urgency because a new casino – located less than 30 miles away – is scheduled to open with the next month or so.

“Everybody is working hard to work out some sort of agreement to keep Finger Lakes running,'' said David Brown, president of the FLHBPA.

The short-term simulcasting will run through Feb. 4.

Read more in the BloodHorse



  • Peter Scarnati

    How would you like to be an employee who works during simulcasting at FL? Must be re-assuring to have your livelihood in the hands of renegade and totally irrational horsemen.

    • Saratoga Bob

      The racing industry has become a monopoly only producing benefits for the super rich owners 💰💰🤑🤑👎

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