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County to auction racetrack property near Wichita


December 1, 2017

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — County officials are auctioning off the property of a former racetrack near Wichita that's been closed for about 10 years.

The Wichita Eagle reports that Sedgwick County commissioners agreed Wednesday to auction the Wichita Greyhound Park, which has been appraised for over $2 million. It shut down when voters rejected a measure to allow slot machines at the facility.

Commissioners say gambling magnate Phil Ruffin has recently tried to purchase the land, but county officials decided it wouldn't be appropriate to sell without competitive bidding. Ruffin owns buildings o...

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