The Michigan Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association has released a statement to the media regarding the voluntary surrender of Pinnacle Race Course’s 2011 racing and simulcast license earlier this week.
Information from the press release, written by executive director Gary Tinkle, has been used by several Detroit-area publications in their coverage of the story.
Thorougbred Racing: Michigan Gaming Control Board Executive Director Richard Kalm issues an Order accepting the voluntary surrender of Pinnacle Race Course’s 2011 Live racing license and 2011 Simulcast permit. Not unexpected, but none the less, an extreme blow to the many family jobs depending on live thoroughbred racing. A sad outcome for an industry that has been a good business citizen for the state for 77 years.
Gary Tinkle,Executive Director
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