An east Arkansas observe has agreed to segment out greyhound racing over the following 3 years, mentioning a decline in canine racing nationally and fears that the state’s electorate would approve finishing the follow.
The Arkansas Racing Fee on Thursday authorized a request through Southland Racing to finish greyhound racing on the West Memphis observe through Dec. 31, 2022. Southland stated it had reached an settlement with the Arkansas Greyhound Affiliation to finish the observe’s are living racing.
Underneath the plan, Southland would nonetheless be offering on line casino playing underneath a constitutional modification electorate authorized ultimate yr.
Florida electorate ultimate yr authorized finishing greyhound racing in that state through 2021. Southland has carried out greyhound races in West Memphis since 1956.