FARMINGTON — These days, David Brown doesn’t spend much time sitting in his tiny Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack office. There's too much to do.

The president of the Finger Lakes Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association is often on the road, visiting stables, talking with breeders and farmers, and meeting with state lawmakers who he believes can make or break the future of the racing industry in Ontario County.

The semi-retired lawyer is one of many sounding the alarm to state officials who could pass legislation that would buffer damages to FLGR horsemen and to the track’s breeding fund when nearby del Lago Resort & Casino opens in February 2017.

Read the full story in the Saturday edition of the Daily Messenger.