Mid-Atlantic Musings- (A New Washington D.C. International?) – by John Piassek- Thursday, December 15, 2016

MID-ATLANTIC MUSINGS by John Piassek A New WASHINGTON D.C. INTERNATIONAL? For decades, along with the Preakness Stakes, the Washington D.C. International was the highlight of the Maryland racing calendar. It was created in 1952, as a way of getting foreign horses to run in the United States, a concept that had been unprecedented. In addition,…

Mid-Atlantic Musings (After Question 1 Defeat, Where Does NJ Go From Here?)- by John Piassek- Wednesday, November 16, 2016

MID-ATLANTIC MUSINGS by John Piassek AFTER QUESTION 1 DEFEAT, WHAT’S THE FUTURE OF NJ RACING? Although it obviously was not the most important vote to happen last Tuesday, a big vote was on the ballot in New Jersey. The question posed to voters: should the state authorize the building of two casinos outside of Atlantic…