GOP Auschwitz Heir/Horse Breeder Will Farish Supported Ky. Democrat in Special Election who Backed Racetrack Slot Machines

GOP Auschwitz Heir/Horse Breeder Will Farish Supported Ky. Democrat in Special Election who Backed Racetrack Slot Machines

... Kentucky's horse industry, which bet heavily on a Democratic win in Tuesday's special state Senate election, wasn't prepared for defeat and doesn't have a short-term plan to advance legislation that would allow slots at racetracks, industry leaders say.

...We didn't plan on losing, so we don't have a strategy other than we want to attempt to continue to have our voices heard, said Ric Waldman, a bloodstock consultant who is one of the directors of the issues group Keep Our Jobs in Kentucky Inc. The horse industry group spent hundreds of thousand of dollars on advertising that opposed Republican Jimmy Higdon and supported Democrat Jodie Haydon. Haydon's election had been seen as critical to the horse industry's efforts to get casino-style gambling, but he lost by a wide margin. ...http://www.kentucky.com/302/story/1053967.html...

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