STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Cooperation fading as session nears end
By Danielle Nordine and Don Davis
Republicans say Gov. Mark Daytons Friday veto of their tax-relief bill threatens cooperation in the few remaining days of the Minnesota legislative session.
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Palice Malice seized the lead with a quarter-mile to go Saturday in the final leg of the Triple Crown and ran off to a 3¼-length victory over Oxbow at Belmont Park, with Kentucky Derby winner Orb another 1¾ lengths back in third.
Horse racing officials agree this year’s four-day meet here after a two-year hiatus was a success, but a number of challenges remain for the track that has been steeped in controversy and funding trouble since the beginning.
As a champion, race announcers called him Si My Shoes — as in "eat my dust."
But in the slower-paced life of a retiree, the thoroughbred racehorse adopted by a Bath Township, Ohio, family in 2008 is known as Raleigh — short for the Magnificent Sir Raleigh, the name under which he competes today in equestrian contests.
I'll Have Another's bid for the first Triple Crown in 34 years ended shockingly in the barn and not on the racetrack Friday when the colt was scratched the day before the Belmont Stakes and retired with a swollen tendon.
BALTIMORE — I'll Have Another did just that, winning another Triple Crown race with even more flash and dash than he did in the Kentucky Derby.
By surging past Bodemeister — again — this time in Saturday's Preakness, all that stands in the way of racing glory is the Belmont Stakes in three weeks.
The North Dakota Racing Commission voted Thursday to approve Fargo races for July 14 and 15 and July 21 and 22. The second weekend is contingent on Horse Race North Dakota raising enough money to offer the races.
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