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Maryland horsemen on board with calls to rebuild Pimlico Race Course

Maryland horsemen on board with calls to rebuild Pimlico Race Course

It should come as no surprise that Maryland’s horsemen would favor the recommended replacement of 148-year-old Pimlico Race Course, which has been in disrepair and its future under discussion for decades.

“It would certainly be yet another step in the right direction, for sure,” said trainer Michael Trombetta, the leading money winner at Laurel Park this season. “I think we’re going to continue to race and be on the upswing whether that happens or not, but if that happened it would only bring about more interest and everybody would like to be a part of something that’s new and as nice as what that could be.”

The report is so fresh that the particulars are still being digested,...

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