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Suffolk Gets New Race Schedule

Three Day Racing Schedule approved August 14, 2015 By Seth Daniel-Revere Journal The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) approved a three-day racing schedule and a $1.425 million withdrawal from the state’s new Race Horse Development Fund to supplement the meet’s purses, but some 350 local horsemen have withdrawn from their organization and are protesting the move. “We supported the industry every year for 20 years with the hope that one day gaming would come to the Commonwealth and help our industry,” said Bernie Bramante of Medford, who recently signed on with the new organization, the Massachusetts Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association. “Now, the money is here and we don’t have a shot at it. Now that it has come, the plan is to give it to a bunch of people from out of state.” That was the unanimous reaction from many of the locals in the industry who felt they had been ripped …

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BBQ to be held at 2pm before Final Mass Gaming Commission hearing Monday August 11th 4pm at RHS

BBQ to be held 2-4pm Monday August 11th behind Revere High School for all of the supporters of the proposed resort casino at Suffolk Downs! Preceding the final Mass Gaming Commission hearing on Monday Aug 11th the Patriot Women’s Club will be hosting an appreciation BBQ for all of the supporters of the proposed resort casino at Suffolk Downs from 2pm-4pm behind Revere HS. Transportation from the Jack Satter, Rosetti-Cowan Senior Center, Friendly Gardens, Liston and Hyman Towers will be provided.  Call for reservation:  617 840-5832

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