Wednesday, October 14, 2009

No More Horse Racing In Montreal

Nowhere to run: Attractions Hippiques filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday and ceased all operations. Photograph by: John Kenney, Gazette file photo

Attractions Hippiques Closes Its Doors -- Montreal Gazette

MONTREAL ­ After subsisting 16 months in creditor protection, Quebec racetrack operator Attractions Hippiques finally pulled the plug Wednesday, saying it had “no other alternative” but to file for bankruptcy and cease operations at the racetracks in Montreal, Trois Rivières and Quebec City, and 16 teletheatres from Jonquière to Sherbrooke.

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My Comment: An era ends for Montreal.

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