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Bill Further Validated

February 16, 2017 – Today, the Kansas House voted to move HB 2173 to the House Committee on Appropriations for a review on Economic and Revenue impact. This move further validates the positive economic impact that horse and greyhound racing will have on the Kansas Economy. When HB 2173 moves out of the Committee on Appropriations, it will facilitate a faster track through the House, Senate, and on to the Governor’s desk!


Racetrack Bill Moves on to the Full Kansas House

February 9, 2017 – House Bill 2173 has moved out of the House Committee on Federal and State Affairs and into the full House.


When We Thought Joe Montana Visited

February 3, 2017 – In the early 1990’s, the biggest star to hit Kansas City was Joe Montana. He was the famous quarter back who played for San Francisco for fourteen seasons. Joe spent his last two season in the NFL playing for the Chiefs. One night, Joe Montana was supposed to visit the Woodlands race track . . .

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Racetrack Bill Filed in Kansas House

January 27, 2017 – “A bill that would make it easier for The Woodlands racetrack at 97th and Leavenworth Road to reopen was introduced Thursday in the Kansas House. The bill, House Bill 2173, was referred to the House Committee on Federal and State Affairs, which introduced it . . .

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A Glimpse of Kansas Horse Racing

January 27, 2017 – Take a peek at pictures and commentary about horse racing in Kansas.

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Bill Introduced

January 26, 2017 – A bill has been introduced in the Kansas Legislature to help reinvigorate racing in Kansas. House Bill 2173 is in the House Committee on Federal and Affairs. You may follow the bill and read more about it at the Kansas Legislature’s website.


Let’s Invest in Kansas Agriculture

January 23, 2017 – Bringing racing back to Kansas creates opportunities to invest in Kansas’ rich agriculture industry.

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D. WAYNE LUKAS’ KANSAS TIES

January 20, 2016 – D. Wayne Lukas, Hall of Famer, showed up at Bluestem Downs in Emporia, Kansas in 1968 as a relative unknown in our part of the world. Darrell Hare was Racing Secretary. I helped manage the track as a newcomer to Quarter Horse racing . . .

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