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  • The Interview: Greg Avioli

    The Interview: Greg Avioli
    Greg Avioli is not new to thoroughbred racing. But the former chief executive of the Breeders' Cup race still faces a difficult task in running The Stronach Group's racing business, which took full control of the financially ailing Maryland Jockey Club...
  • State expected to mediate simulcast negotiations

    The state is expected to mediate negotiations on a new simulcasting agreement between Rosecroft Raceway and representatives of Maryland's thoroughbred racing. A state law aimed at helping the ailing industry calls for state-led mediation if Rosecroft and...
  • Labor secretary ready to lead mediation on simulcast talks

    Maryland labor secretary Alexander Sanchez will begin leading mediation next week on a new simulcasting agreement between Rosecroft Raceway and representatives of Maryland's thoroughbred racing industry. The state-led mediation comes after Penn...
  • Commission approves racing at Rosecroft, with conditions

    State racing regulators agreed Wednesday to grant a license for Rosecroft Raceway to resume live racing after a three-year hiatus, but placed financial conditions on the owner that some say will keep the facility's operations in limbo. Expressing...
  • Calling Penn National's bluff at Rosecroft

    Calling Penn National's bluff at Rosecroft
    When Penn National Gaming bought the bankrupt Rosecroft Raceway this year, it promised to resume live harness racing there for the first time in nearly three years. To be sure, the giant national gambling conglomerate made clear its intent to also seek...
  • Viable Rosecroft is standardbred industry's best hope

    We are disappointed to read the latest editorial attack against Penn National Gaming by The Sun ("Penn National's bluff," July 8). How can The Sun advocate that Penn be expected to write a blank check to cover years of potential future operating losses at...
  • Rosecroft to resume racing in three weeks

    Rosecroft Raceway will resume horse racing in three weeks after state regulators came to an agreement Friday with the facility's owner over operating losses. The Maryland Racing Commission voted unanimously to accept a proposal by Penn National Gaming to...
  • Stronach in charge of Pimlico, Laurel Park

    The latest owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course says the Preakness is the key to turning around the state's horse racing industry. Greg Avioli, who heads The Stronach Group's racing business, told state regulators Friday that the second leg of...
  • Rosecroft to open for simulcast Aug. 25

    Rosecroft Raceway, which had been shuttered since last year, will re-open for simulcast races on Thursday. Under a new ownership, the Prince George's County harness track will open seven days a week to accept bets on harness and quarterhorse races from...
  • Cellini's path to power and wealth

    Cellini and politicians William Cellini was a boy wonder of sorts who was elected Springfield's commissioner of streets and public improvements at age 28. He was appointed to Gov. Richard Ogilvie's cabinet by showing a strong ability to be flexible in...
  • Prince George's bill would ban slots

    A Prince George's County Council member, hoping to keep slots out of the county, introduced a bill Tuesday that would ban the gambling devices. The proposal comes just weeks after Rosecroft Raceway was reopened by its new owner, Penn National Gaming,...