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December 20, 1988 | Associated Press
Suffolk Downs race track owner Buddy LeRoux reportedly said he will close the track at the end of next year unless stables are moved from the track and off-track betting is legalized in the state. LeRoux spoke Monday to members of the Committee to Preserve Thoroughbred Racing in Massachusetts, composed of members of the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Assn. and other horsemen.
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December 31, 1989 | Associated Press
Suffolk Downs officials announced Saturday that racing had come to an apparent end at the troubled horse track, as they decided to cancel the races scheduled today, the final day of the track's license. The track's business has declined for many months, and track officials had said earlier that Dec. 31 would be the closing date.
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December 31, 1989 | Associated Press
Suffolk Downs officials announced Saturday that racing had come to an apparent end at the troubled horse track, as they decided to cancel the races scheduled today, the final day of the track's license. The track's business has declined for many months, and track officials had said earlier that Dec. 31 would be the closing date.
SPORTS
November 29, 1989 | ANDREW BEYER, WASHINGTON POST
Race tracks are the source of so much entertainment for so many people, and they hold so much economic importance for workers and investors in the racing industry, that the demise of a track is always saddening--even if the track is a gloomy place like Suffolk Downs. And if the track happens to be one like Hialeah, with its glorious history and physical beauty, the prospect of its closing is devastating. But after events of the past two weeks, Suffolk appears doomed.
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November 29, 1989 | ANDREW BEYER, WASHINGTON POST
Race tracks are the source of so much entertainment for so many people, and they hold so much economic importance for workers and investors in the racing industry, that the demise of a track is always saddening--even if the track is a gloomy place like Suffolk Downs. And if the track happens to be one like Hialeah, with its glorious history and physical beauty, the prospect of its closing is devastating. But after events of the past two weeks, Suffolk appears doomed.
SPORTS
January 3, 1986 | From Reuters
Bill Veeck, 71, a fun-loving iconoclastic baseball owner who enlivened the game with a variety of zany antics that shook up the major league Establishment but delighted fans, died of a heart attack Thursday at the Illinois Masonic Medical Center. He had been admitted Monday for a chronic respiratory ailment. While serving as owner of three major league teams--the Chicago White Sox, the Cleveland Indians and the old St. Louis Browns--and the old Milwaukee Brewers of the American Assn.
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March 31, 1985 | United Press International
The bitterness has faded, but the fantastic irony fails to escape Peter Fuller as he readies a return to Churchill Downs with his daughter as a rider. "You couldn't have come up with a better scenario if you were a Hollywood scriptwriter," Fuller said with a laugh. "Coming back to Churchill Downs with my daughter riding my horse. That's piling it on a little thick."
NEWS
December 20, 1988 | Associated Press
Suffolk Downs race track owner Buddy LeRoux reportedly said he will close the track at the end of next year unless stables are moved from the track and off-track betting is legalized in the state. LeRoux spoke Monday to members of the Committee to Preserve Thoroughbred Racing in Massachusetts, composed of members of the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Assn. and other horsemen.
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