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If all goes as planned Jefferson County will soon turn the keys to Ford Park over to the Renaissance Group.

The sale of Ford Park, located west of Beaumont is galloping toward the finish line and galloping might be the right word, because the The Renaissance Group is planning to build a horse racing track at the venue and it's betting on other features as well as a restaurant and a sports bar, to attract the public to the entertainment venue.

The Jefferson County Commissioners Court gave the green light Tuesday to County Judge Jeff Branick moving ahead with a sales agreement.

The county and the renaissance group expect the title transfer and closing by march 3.