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Thursday, February 27 2014


Statements from Mohegan Sun


The following are statements from Mitchell Etess, CEO of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, and Kevin Brown, Chairman of the Mohegan Tribe, following today’s referendum vote in Revere.

Statement from Mitchell Etess, CEO of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority

“Today marks an important milestone in our efforts to bring a spectacular destination resort to the city of Revere. Mohegan Sun is proud to have earned the strong support from Revere and our surrounding communities, and we are honored to call this city home.





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Friday, January 31 2014


Mohegan Sun Reaches Agreements with Seven


Agreements with Cambridge, Chelsea, Lynn, Malden, Medford, Melrose, and Salem provide economic development, community benefits and funding for local priorities

REVERE, MA – (January 28, 2014) –Mohegan Sun and Suffolk Downs today announced the
completion of terms for agreements with seven local communities, marking another critical
step in the pursuit of a license to develop a world-class casino resort in Revere.





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Wednesday, January 15 2014


Suffolk Downs Commits to Continuing Racing


Letter to Massachusetts Gaming Commission

Gaming license for Mohegan Sun would preserve racing jobs at Suffolk Downs, create
additional jobs in thoroughbred industry and expand breeding, related agribusiness and
farm space statewide

(EAST BOSTON, MA – January 9, 2014) – Suffolk Downs is committed to continuing racing
through at least the initial 15-year duration of Mohegan Sun Massachusetts’s gaming license should Mohegan Sun Massachusetts earn a Category 1 license and develop and open a gaming facility on the Suffolk Downs property in Revere, the historic racetrack expressed this week in a letter to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.





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Wednesday, October 23 2013


Suffolk Downs to Unveil Racing Improvement Plan


New study shows economic impact of Thoroughbred industry in Massachusetts will increase 57% with a Resort at Suffolk Downs

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 (East Boston, MA) – Clubhouse and grandstand renovations, enhancements to outdoor viewing areas, state-of-the-art technology, construction of new dormitories and additional upgrades to the barn area, and new racing surfaces are all part of Suffolk Downs’ $40 million racing improvement plan, which will be unveiled Thursday at Indian Rock Stables, a Thoroughbred breeding farm located in Saugus, MA. The racing improvement plan is part of Suffolk Downs’ overall proposal to develop a $1 billion world-class resort at the historic 78-year-old racetrack.





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Tuesday, October 08 2013


SUFFOLK DOWNS EARNS RE-ACCREDITATION


Numerous Best Practices Identified at Boston-Area Track
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) today announced that Suffolk Downs in East Boston, Mass., has earned re-accreditation from the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance. The re-accreditation followed a complete review of all racing operations at the facility. Suffolk Downs received its initial Alliance accreditation in 2011. All accreditations and re-accreditations carry an effective period of two years.





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Wednesday, August 28 2013


Caesars Resort at Suffolk Downs


Historic Host Community Agreement
Outlines Local Benefits of
Caesars Resort at Suffolk Downs

Boston Agreement, City-Integrated Model
Provide Significant Economic Development Opportunity
Agreement Paves Way to World-Class Development





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Tuesday, May 21 2013


SUFFOLK DOWNS’ 2013 LIVE RACING SEASON BEGINS SATURDAY, JUNE 1


All patrons making a $10 donation to The One Fund Boston on Opening Day to receive a specially designed “Boston Strong” t-shirt or hat and track program

EAST BOSTON, MA - The 2013 live racing season at Suffolk Downs will begin Saturday, June 1 and continue through November 2, the track announced today as it introduced its initial racing schedule and other plans for the upcoming season.





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Friday, March 22 2013


SUFFOLK DOWNS FEATURED IN “BOSTON SPORTS TEMPLES”


EXHIBITION AT BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

East Boston, MA – Suffolk Downs is one of four historic sports venues featured in Boston Public Library’s current “Boston Sports Temples” exhibition, which showcases these beloved venues and their unique roles in the daily lives and hearts of generations of New Englanders.





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Monday, November 05 2012


PIERMARINI, RIGATTIERI, MONARCH STABLES TOP STANDINGS AT SUFFOLK DOWNS


EAST BOSTON, MA - Familiar names topped the 2012 standings as jockey Tammi Piermarini, trainer John Rigattieri and owner Monarch Stables once again took home year-end honors at Suffolk Downs as the track concluded its live racing season on Saturday, November 3.





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Monday, October 29 2012


SUFFOLK DOWNS POSTPONES MONDAY’S CARD DUE TO STORM


Suffolk Downs has postponed its live racing card scheduled for Monday, October 29 due to the approaching storm. The track will also be closed for simulcasting.
Live racing and simulcasting are scheduled to resume on Wednesday. The final day of the 2012 live racing season will now be Saturday, November 3 in conjunction with the Breeders’ Cup. Simulcasting of all 15 Breeders’ Cup races will be available Friday and Saturday.





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Thursday, October 18 2012


APPRENTICE JOCKEY JORGE VARGAS, JR. FIRST CAREER WIN AT SUFFOLK DOWNS


EAST BOSTON, MA - Apprentice jockey Jorge Vargas, Jr. recorded the first victory of his career when his mount Rockstar Cowboy won the fifth race at Suffolk Downs on Wednesday, October 17.
Trained by Robert Monahan II, the three-year-old son of Rockport Harbor broke sharply and contested the early lead before seizing command and holding on by half a length to break his maiden in the six furlong sprint. Rockstar Cowboy returned $18.20, 6.60 and 3.60.





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Saturday, September 22 2012


Jockey David Amiss Records 1,000th Career Victory in African Prince Stakes at Suffolk Downs


EAST BOSTON, MA - Jockey David Amiss recorded the 1,000th victory of his career on Saturday, September 22 at Suffolk Downs, guiding Adahai to the wire first in the $50,000 African Prince Stakes before an exuberant crowd of 9,212 on hand for the 2nd Annual Suffolk Downs Food Truck Festival.

Adahai, a three-year-old son of Yonaguska trained by Wayne Marcoux, rated off the front running Danly's Dream and drew clear in mid stretch, saving enough to hold off a late charging Fonzy and complete six furlongs in 1:12 4/5. Adahai is now undefeated from two starts. Adahai returned $5.00, 3.00 and 2.60.





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