Twilight racing bill dies


ANNAPOLIS -- The state Senate yesterday killed a bill that would have allowed twilight racing at Pimlico Race Course for one year.

The bill, which would have allowed thoroughbred racing one da a week until 7:30 p.m., died by a vote of 17 to 28.

Senator Barbara A. Hoffman, D-Baltimore, led the floor figh against the bill. She argued that extending racing hours would further disrupt the neighborhoods surrounding the racetrack.

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