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AGTOA Conference Rescheduled
2016 All-American Team
2015 All-American Team Announced
All American Fat Lady
bestbet Derby
2014 All-American Team Announced
Lee Opera Hit 16 Sweet Notes
Gronk Breaks Own Track Record
Art Laughlin Honored with AGTOA Lifetime Achievement Award
Rob Gronkowski Team Captain
   
   
   
Art Laughlin Honored with AGTOA Lifetime Achievement Award
 
West Palm Beach, Fl. - When Art Laughlin received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Greyhound Track Operators of America (AGTOA) last Monday in Las Vegas, he said he was “surprised and shocked.”

He shouldn’t have been.

Laughlin, who spent 34 years as general manager at Palm Beach Kennel Club, helped build PBKC into one of America’s top greyhound tracks. Under his guidance, Palm Beach went from a four-month racing circuit to a year-round operation that produces the most handle – on the greyhounds as well as simulcasting – as any dog track in the U.S.

So nobody else in the greyhound industry was surprised when Laughlin was honored last Monday to a conference room full of greyhound racing dignitaries.

“I’m still a little shocked,” Laughlin said. “When you look at some of the people who have gotten the award like Ron Sultemeier, George Carney and Eddie Keelan … I certainly don’t feel like I was close with tho
   
 
   
   
     
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