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February 25, 1993 | Associated Press
The nine-race program at Sportsman's Park on Wednesday was canceled after jockeys voted not to ride because they said the track was unsafe. The jockeys contended frozen clods of dirt were in the racing surface. But Charles W. Bidwill III, the track's vice president, said: "With the temperature rising to between 15 to 18 degrees, we had utmost confidence that any clods in the track would have been taken off before post time."
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May 15, 2000 | From Associated Press
Arlington International Racecourse reopened Sunday after a two-year shutdown, resuming thoroughbred racing for a 103-day run after increasing purses and spending nearly $10 million for renovations. It was Mother's Day and roses were handed out to the first 10,000 moms. Gov. George Ryan headed the list of politicians and other dignitaries on hand. The track's row of executive suites, reserved seats and reservations for its restaurants were sold out. "So many of our supporters came out today.
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May 15, 2000 | From Associated Press
Arlington International Racecourse reopened Sunday after a two-year shutdown, resuming thoroughbred racing for a 103-day run after increasing purses and spending nearly $10 million for renovations. It was Mother's Day and roses were handed out to the first 10,000 moms. Gov. George Ryan headed the list of politicians and other dignitaries on hand. The track's row of executive suites, reserved seats and reservations for its restaurants were sold out. "So many of our supporters came out today.
SPORTS
February 25, 1993 | Associated Press
The nine-race program at Sportsman's Park on Wednesday was canceled after jockeys voted not to ride because they said the track was unsafe. The jockeys contended frozen clods of dirt were in the racing surface. But Charles W. Bidwill III, the track's vice president, said: "With the temperature rising to between 15 to 18 degrees, we had utmost confidence that any clods in the track would have been taken off before post time."
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August 30, 2001 | Bloomberg News
Playboy Enterprises Inc.'s Playboy.com Inc. Internet unit said it started PlayboyCasino.com to take bets on electronic roulette, blackjack and other casino games. The Web site will be managed by Ladbrokes EGaming Ltd., the online gambling unit of British hotel operator Hilton Group, Playboy.com said. Ladbrokes also manages PlayboySportsBook.com, which takes bets on sports. The publisher of Playboy magazine also owns PlayboyRacingUSA.com, for wagering on horse racing.
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