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‘Horse A-Fair’ brings equestrian benefit event


‘Horse A-Fair’ brings equestrian benefit event

Alton Telegraph - November 2, 2018

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Another new form of legal gambling in Illinois — betting on 'historical' horse races — moves closer to approval
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - November 16, 2018

Illinois gamblers could soon have another new way to place bets, with a proposal to allow wagering on “historical†horse races passing another hurdle.The Illinois Racing Board on Thursday approved proposed rules that would allow betting on videos of past ...

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5 dark-horse college basketball teams that might be worth a bet
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - November 1, 2018

Whether it’s VCU, Loyola or UMBC, every season sees an unexpected team make waves in the NCAA tournament.Most of the time, these teams are talented and well-coached, but without a brand name or playing in a major conference, they get overlooked.Here ...

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Celebrate the horse at Danada's Fall Festival
Chicago Daily Herald, Illinois - October 11, 2018

This weekend, thousands of people will visit the Danada Equestrian Center in Wheaton for its annual celebration of the horse. The Fall Festival at Danada, a tradition that started in the 1980s, has become the Forest Preserve of DuPage County's largest ...

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Edwards Apple Orchard halts horse-drawn wagon rides after operator charged with sexual abuse
Rockford Register Star, Illinois - September 25, 2018

Georgette Braun Staff writer @georgettebraunTuesday Sep 25, 2018 at 1:49 PM Sep 25, 2018 at 4:31 PMROCKFORD — A 53-year-old man charged Monday with sexually abusing a teen girl was let go from his job operating horse-drawn wagon ...

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Sangamon County history: Remembering Dan Patch, the worlds most famous harness horse
The State Journal-Register, Illinois - September 24, 2018

Sunday Sep 23, 2018 at 7:17 PM An estimated 40,000 people watched Dan Patch, the world’s most famous harness horse, set an Illinois State Fair pacing record on Oct. 2, 1906. Dan Patch covered the one-mile fairgrounds ...

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