October 31, 2014

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Florida's quote of the day

| 1/3/2014

"What happens in the future has yet to be seen."

-- OBS President Tom Ventura

Marion County is another step closer to having a live horse racing venue — albeit quarter horse racing in the heart of thoroughbred country.

Late last month, Marion Gaming Management, LLC paid $1.16 million for 50 acres of agricultural property east of U.S. 301 and south of County Road 42.

The company’s intent is to build a quarter horse race track. It already has secured a pari-mutuel license from the state.

Read more at the Ocala Star-Banner.

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