Tribpedia: Racing Commission

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The Texas Racing Commission regulates pari-mutuel horse and greyhound racing and ensures that races are conducted fairly and safely.

Legislators created the commission in 1986. It is comprised of nine members, seven of whom are appointed by the governor and subject to Senate confirmation. The governor also chooses the commission chairman. The chairman of the Public Safety Commission and the ...

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