06/07/2007 11:00PM

Calder, dog track ask for slots vote

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Calder Race Course and Flagler dog track in Miami have made a formal request for a referendum to be placed on the Jan. 29, 2008, ballot allowing Miami-Dade voters to consider the inclusion of slot machines at the three existing parimutuel facilities in Dade County.

The referendum would coincide with Florida's presidential primary.

The request was made to to the Governmental Operations and Environment Committee of the Miami-Dade Election Commission, which is scheduled to vote on it next Tuesday.