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Illinois Racing Board

Illinois Racing Board


SUMMARY OF BOARD MEETING
ILLINOIS RACING BOARD
December 1, 2011
Chicago, Illinois

  1. The Board approved Balmoral Park’s and Maywood Park’s racing officials for 2012.

  2. The Board approved racing official Rachelle Vallance, an Outrider at Hawthorne Race Course.

  3. The Board approved Hawthorne Race Course’s 2012 spring stakes schedule. Highlights include the $500,000 Illinois Derby to be run on April 7th and the $200,000 Sixty Sails Handicap to be run on April 21st. Six stakes restricted to Illinois breds will be run on Illinois Champions Day, April 28th, each race offering a purse of $125,000.

  4. The Board approved Balmoral Park’s request to vacate live racing on 13 Tuesdays through March 27, 2012.

  5. The request submitted by Arlington Park for an OTB license at 9201 W. 159th Street, Orland Hills, Illinois was deferred to the December 20, 2011 Board meeting.

  6. The Board approved an occupation license to Frank GF to operate as a concessionaire at the OTB facility at 105 E. North Ave., Villa Park, Illinois.

  7. The Board approved an occupation license to Progressive Management Services to operate as a concessionaire at the OTB facility at 301 N. Milwaukee Ave., Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

  8. The Board approved an occupation license to Country Gambler Cafes to operate as a concessionaire at the OTB facility at 554 E. Devon Ave., Elk Grove Village, Illinois.

  9. The Board approved a $750,000 grant to the Racing Industry Charitable Foundation for 2012.

  10. The requests submitted by TwinSpires, TVG, XpressBet and Sportech Racing (BetZotic) for advance deposit wagering licenses for 2012 were deferred to the December 20, 2011 Board meeting.

  11. The Board approved totalizator licenses to AmTote, Sportech Racing and United Tote for 2012.

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