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SECTION 247
Racing zones
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law (PML) CHAPTER 47-A, ARTICLE 2
§ 247. Racing zones. There are hereby created two racing zones to be
known as the first zone and the second zone. The first zone shall
include all of the counties in the first, second, ninth, tenth, eleventh
and twelfth judicial districts. The second zone shall include all the
other counties of the state. Not more than six corporations shall
hereafter be licensed by the commission or franchised by the state to
conduct a race course or race meeting for running races or steeplechases
at which pari-mutuel betting shall be authorized within the first zone,
and not more than three of such corporations shall hereafter be so
licensed within the second zone. The commission shall not hereafter
approve the incorporation of such a corporation for conducting a race
course or race meeting within the second zone if the location of the
proposed race course of such corporation is within seventy-five miles of
the race course of another such corporation.