Our mission is to work with our state leaders to pass legislation allowing pari-mutuel wagering in Georgia in order to encourage and support a statewide horse racing industry that will bring jobs, tax revenues and tourism to our communities.
The Team: Leading Business Executives & Horse Owners
New Jobs: Thousands of Racing, Breeding, Farming, Hospitality, Tourism et al
Tax Revenues: Up To $20 M for the HOPE Scholarship, Transportation and Other Critical Statewide Projects
Privately Financed: No Taxpayer Dollars Required to Build World Class Racing and Entertainment Complex
72% Voter Support: Per 2012 Landmark Communication Survey of Georgia Voters
Pari-Mutuel Wagering (Similar to Bingo): Self-sufficient Without Casino Gambling
Out-of-State Wagering: Accounts for 87% of Monies Wagered, (6% on Track, 7% in State)
Regional Advantage: Georgia Offers the Ideal Location for the Sport of Horse Racing
Established Equine Industry: Existing180,000 Horse Population, $5oo M + Economic Impact and Demographics Provide Solid Foundation for Success.
Partnerships: Racetrack Chaplaincy of America & Old Friends Thoroughbred Aftercare.
Funding: For UGA Equine Veterinary School & Thoroughbred Retirement Programs.