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New York Opens Racino. Illinois Doesn't

Aqueduct Racetrack, in Queens, is a facility of such charmlessness that its detractors believe it was designed by East German architects in the 1970s. The least glamorous of the New York tracks, it lacks a Triple Crown race, like Belmont, or a high-society summer meeting, like Saratoga. Aqueduct is open in the winter, when the best horses are in Florida, and the only patrons are hard-knocking gambling addicts who would play the horses on Christmas Day, if the track were open then.


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