And 2010 doesn't look like it's going to be much better.
It appears the state is ready to outlaw greyhound racing. House Bill 630 which essentially reauthorizes horse racing in the state but writes greyhound racing out of existing statutes, is expected to be passed by the House, perhaps as soon as its first 2010 session next Wednesday.Well, it's like our old daddy used to say, into everyone's life a little rain must fall. Just ask Noah.
Noah at least had the lord to give him the heads up reality wise speaking though. The overlords, ah, not so much.
Last month there were 11 races each night of racing at TUCSON GREYHOUND PARK now there is 15 and 16 races are scheduled for 1/01/10.Yessiree, nothing smells more like success than giving people more of what they don't want, right Kristi?
Kristi is another refugee from Dairlyland who has just landed in the area. We don't know much about her except that she seems to have more sense than the overlords because she got out when the getting was good. For more information about this dog, and other rescued racing greyhounds looking for homes, go here. If you don't know about the plight of racing greyhounds go here.