Statement from Governor Martin O'Malley on Rosecroft
ANNAPOLIS, MD (January 28, 2011)–Governor Martin O’Malley issued this statement today on new ownership at Rosecroft Raceway:
“We look forward to working with the new owner of Rosecroft on preserving over 200 jobs at the facility, returning live racing back to the track, and supporting an industry that helps preserve open space and contributes to Maryland’s rich tradition of horse related agriculture. It is our hope that new ownership will bring relief to members of the community who share concerns about the vacant facility and its impact on surrounding neighborhoods.
“I look forward to working together with the new owner to bring much needed harmony to the racing industry so we can move Maryland racing forward.”