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Liz Mullen

Staff writer Liz Mullen covers labor, agents and horse racing.

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Churchill preparing to pop the cork on its new winner’s circle

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 04 / 20 / 15

The champagne brand G.H. Mumm will have its name on the track’s new winner’s circle. Rendering: POPULOUS Churchill Downs will open its new G.H. Mumm Winner’s Circle on Saturday, a...

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Facilities

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