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Gates close on live racing at Raynham

Fans, track staff mourn the end of an era, jobs

Lead-outs escorted greyhounds onto the track at Raynham Park yesterday during the last day of live racing. Legislation bans greyhound racing in the state as of Jan. 1 Lead-outs escorted greyhounds onto the track at Raynham Park yesterday during the last day of live racing. Legislation bans greyhound racing in the state as of Jan. 1 (Photos By Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)
By Adam J.V. Sell
Globe Correspondent / December 27, 2009

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Tony Bonaminion held his racing form close to make sure he had the name of each dog ready. Pulling on his headset, he pushed the red button that sounded the familiar bugle call summoning the dogs to their posts. From his rooftop perch, Bonaminion could see the entire track and he needed to - in a 38-second race, look away and the entire field can change. (Full article: 654 words)

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