Billionaire intends to revive the Woodlands racetrack in KCK

Phil Ruffin, the billionaire, Wichita-born businessman — he now lives in Las Vegas — has purchased the Woodlands for an undisclosed amount from Howard Grace, The Wichita Eagle reports. The greyhound- and horse-racing track in Kansas City, Kansas, opened in 1989, filed for bankruptcy in 1996 (but stayed operational), and officially closed in 2008. Efforts have been under way of late to revive it. Ruffin, who owns the Treasure Island casino in Las Vegas, also owns two other...

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