Skip to comments.Labor woes at Belmont as Triple Crown bid nears
Posted on 06/05/2012 1:55:04 PM PDT by C19fan
A mediator was trying to settle a labor dispute at Belmont Park that threatens to scratch I'll Have Another's chance of winning thoroughbred racing's first Triple Crown in more than 30 years. An official with the union representing maintenance and starting gate workers at the New York racetrack said the mediator was meeting Tuesday morning with the New York Racing Association and union leaders.
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Starting gate workers have a union? I mean what horrible working conditions that must be.
There’s a $17,000,000 pot that has been adding up since Affirmed last won the Crown. The FIX is in!!!!
Arlington Horse track has a super 5 bet on their last race
I was wondering why it never got hit since the carryovers
are over 500,000..........
well I was at Sam Houston rp and the fellow next to me hit that race
he was real happy...but the screen said carryover
HE WON THAT RACE
guess what there is a rule that the jackpot is payed out
ONLY if there is ONE winner.
There have always been more than 1 so they don't pay it out
what a sucker bet!!!
and they never have posted this info
Filthy,worthless Communist union thugs.
After today's election, the last thing the big wigs of the left want is more embarrassment and negative press for the unions.
They'll fall right in line, as commanded.
I have another name for that. It's called "Welshing." (Apologies to my friends in Wales!)
It was kind of the Union to wait until they had track officials over a barrel to bring this up.
Because that is when they can apply the most pressure and have the best chance to get their demands.
Of course, that's how it's done!
But I suspect these track guys are pulling this crap on their own, and the larger labor movement leadership isn't going to be willing to take the international heat of cancelling the triple crown, because 150 track workers in NY are feeling their oats.
The Obama and Cuomo Administrations are going to slam them behind closed doors too. They really don't need this crap right now.
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