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Track entry cost set to rise

Proposed budget for NYRA features increase at Spa, Belmont

Horses leave the starting gate at the beginning of the 10th race at the Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, July 20 2013.
Photographer: Kayla Galway
Horses leave the starting gate at the beginning of the 10th race at the Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, July 20 2013.
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Admission to the Saratoga Race Course will cost more next summer if the New York Racing Association board approves a proposed 2014 budget at its meeting in New York City today. The proposed budget calls for a number of changes next year that would increase revenues or cut costs at NYRA, which has faced criticism for its over reliance on video lottery terminal revenue to cover operating deficits. Chief among them is a plan to ...


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safny
December 3, 2013
7:31 p.m.

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This is a bloated drain on the taxpayers of New York - enough already. If it can't make a profit - let it go. Let it go private or be done with.

birmy
December 3, 2013
9:51 p.m.

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LOL. Amazing this place cannot make a profit. All those $400,000 paid employees didn't do the trick?

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