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Facing tough times at the track

With casinos in limbo, Suffolk Downs is latest to consider cuts

Without crowds, increased spending left Suffolk Downs with an $18 million loss in 2007 and a $13.8 million loss in 2008. Without crowds, increased spending left Suffolk Downs with an $18 million loss in 2007 and a $13.8 million loss in 2008. (Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe/ File)
By Casey Ross
Globe Staff / August 11, 2010

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Owners of Suffolk Downs said they are considering laying off employees and reducing purses for race winners now that the track cannot count on casino gambling to rescue its money-losing operations. (Full article: 933 words)

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