Towns trying to revive state horse racing commission

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 11, 2019 6:08 PM CT | Published: February 11, 2019 12:19 PM CT

Hoping to keep gambling dollars from slipping out of Shelby County, state Rep. Joe Towns is sponsoring legislation to revive the Tennessee Horse Racing Commission and bring races to Memphis.

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Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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