FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (AP) — Rosecroft Raceway’s new owner says the Prince George’s County horse track will reopen Thursday to feature simulcasts from other harness tracks around the country.

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Penn National Gaming Inc. tells The Washington Post that live racing will return to Rosecroft this fall. The group submitted a license application in May and wants to have 20 days of live racing this year and 54 days in 2012.

 

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Rosecroft suspended live racing in 2008. Pennsylvania-based Penn National bought the bankrupt track for $11 million this year.

 

The company is pushing Maryland’s General Assembly to authorize slot machines and table games at the site. The moves would also require statewide voter approval.

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