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