Coweta's Barry pushes for horse racing

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Cowetan Hal Barry, left, and Carl Bouckaert of Fairburn — himself an Olympic equestrian, both members of the Georgia Horse Racing Coalition, chat after Thursday’s meeting of the Senate Study Committee on Horse Racing.

By SARAH FAY CAMPBELL
sarah@newnan.com
Depending on your viewpoint, bringing horse racing and pari-mutuel betting to Georgia would be good, clean family fun and an economic bonanza. 
Or it could be a seedy boondoggle that will wreck families and bring casino gambling to the state. 
Members of the Georgia Horse Racing coalition were singing the praises of “the sport of kings” to members of the Senate Study Committee on Horse Racing Thursday at the state capitol.
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