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Quarter Horse Congress Registers Fewer Horses This Year

12:00AM
October
4, 2010

The forty-fourth annual All American Quarter Horse Congress kicked off this weekend at the Ohio State Fairgrounds. While some attendees have made sacrifices to come to the show, the Congress itself has held its own in the slow economy.

Attendees At Quarter Horse Congress React To North Side Shooting

12:00AM
October
22, 2009

It could be up to a Franklin County grand jury to determine if an elderly woman should face charges in the fatal shooting of an alleged would be robber. Columbus police say the 70-year-old woman shot and killed a man who barged into a hotel room with a gun demanding money. The woman was attending the All American Quarter Horse Congress at the state fairgrounds. Some people attending the event say they’re shaken but not surprised by the incident.

Church Leaders “Disappointed” By Governor Strickland’s Slots Proposal.

12:00AM
June
23, 2009

Governor Ted Strickland has changed his stand and is now asking Ohio legislators to approve a plan to authorize thousands of slot machines at race tracks. But, critics of the plan are vowing to fight it in court.

Hundreds Rally For Slots At Racetracks

12:00AM
May
19, 2009

More than 300 Ohioans who breed, feed, and race horses rallied at the statehouse in Columbus today, proclaiming that legalizing slot machines at race tracks was the best way to save their sinking industry in the Buckeye State. Correspondent Bill Cohen was there too. Here is his report.

Gov. Strickland Says He’ll Veto Horse Race Replays Gaming

12:00AM
June
12, 2007

Gov. Ted Strickland is threatening a veto if Ohio legislators move ahead with a plan to legalize betting on video-tape replays of old horse races from around the country.

Gambling Critics Counter with Commercials

12:00AM
June
6, 2007

Gambling critics are using radio commercials as part of an effort to convince state legislators not to move ahead with a plan to allow betting on video tape replays of old horse races.

Senate OK’s new twist on horserace betting

12:00AM
May
23, 2007

People who go to Ohio race tracks will soon be allowed to place bets on video-taped races from decades ago, if state senators get their way. On a vote of 25 to 8, they approved a bill Wednesday authorizing the new twist on horserace betting, and they sent the measure to the Ohio House for more scrutiny.

Ceremony Honors Young Ohio Jockey

12:00AM
November
18, 2005

Jockeys in their racing silks joined well-wishers crowding the winner’s circle at Beulah Park horse track in Grove City today. They came to pay respects to their 16-year-old friend, jockey Josh Radosevich, who died in a racing accident Wednesday.