Report: Horse racing adds $500M to Maryland's economy

With the Preakness Stakes on the horizon this weekend, a newly-released report says horse racing in Maryland contributes more than $500 million to the state's economy. Overall, the local horse industry — which also encompasses recreational activities and competitions — has an economic impact of $1.3 billion and supports more than 21,000 jobs, according to the report, which was assembled by the American Horse Council. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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