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Horse racing measure advances in Georgia Senate

CONYERS, Ga. — A Georgia Senate Committee has passed a measure that would amend the state constitution to allow parimutuel wagering on horse racing. Senate Resolution 135 now heads to the full Senate for consideration. Bills that would allow parimutuel wagering on horse racing have been introduced in past years, but their progress has been stymied. A number of Republican leaders in the state legislature are opposed to the expansion of gambling. “They race in Florida