Fairmount Park

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TIAM Sunday June 7

Triple Crown, Pedal the Cause, Spy and The Original Knights of Swing

06/07/2015

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Casino Group to Buy Fairmount Park Pending Approval of Slots

Casino Queen owners plan to purchase Fairmount Park, if Illinois lawmakers pass a gambling expansion at horse racing venues in the state.

05/26/2015

Riders slow their horses after racing 5 furlongs on a sloppy track during the first race of the year at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois, on March 15, 2011. (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Gambling Experts Set to Testify on Potential Chicago Casino

Proposals to expand Illinois gambling have recently resurfaced as legislators prepare to adjourn at the end of the month.

05/11/2015

Riders slow their horses after racing 5 furlongs on a sloppy track during the first race of the year at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois, on March 15, 2011. (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Fairmount Park Waiting on Green Light for Slot Machines

Tuesday marks 90 years of horse racing at Fairmount Park. But still looming over the track is whether other forms of gaming will be allowed.

03/23/2015

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Police: Woman Sexually Assaulted, Set on Fire in Park

Wichita police say a woman was sexually assaulted, hit on the head, and set on fire Monday night in Fairmount Park.

11/19/2014

KMOX file photo.

Update On Video Gaming Bill In Illinois

Sponsor of legislation that could affect future of Fairmount Park in Collinsville says 2 factors are key.

10/12/2014

Mike Kelly (CBS Radio)

Sports On a Sunday: Kevin Demoff, Brian Zander, John Mozeliak, Dan McLaughlin

St. Louis Rams COO Kevin Demoff joined Sports On a Sunday discussing Michael Sam being left off the 53 man roster, the lease situation and the season opener next weekend against Minnesota. Brian Zander, President of Fairmount Park joined Sports On a Sunday discussing the latest at the Illinois race track and what to expect for the remainder of the year. St. Louis Cardinals GM John Mozeliak joined Sports On a Sunday, discussing Justin Masterson’s struggles and Marco Gonzales’s first career win against the Cubs.

08/31/2014

Mudied jockeys return to the finish line after opening the 2011 season with a 5 furlong race at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois, on March 15, 2011. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Future for Fairmount Park, Slot Machines Unsure

Illinois State Representative Bob Rita tells KMOX’s Charlie Brennan that Fairmount officials have told him their survival depends on getting slot machines.

06/03/2014

Riders slow their horses after racing 5 furlongs on a sloppy track during the first race of the year at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois, on March 15, 2011. (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Fairmount’s Future In Doubt

Last week, the Illinois legislature ended its session without approving Fairmount’s plea to add slots.

06/02/2014

Mudied jockeys return to the finish line after opening the 2011 season with a 5 furlong race at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois, on March 15, 2011. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Ill. Gambling Expansion Bill on Hold Until Fall

The sponsor of a gaming bill that would allow slot machines at horse racing tracks says he won’t call it for a vote before Saturday’s end of session.

05/30/2014

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