Israel opened its first horse-racing track, but with no betting allowed. The Nir Yaffe Stadium was unveiled Wednesday after two years’ construction, holding races and equestrian shows for a crowd of 15,000 people. Gambling is against Israeli law, so betting was not allowed.
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