Well, that experiment didn't last long, did it?
Americans have always been accused of being insular and if you need
proof that this is still the case, look no further than their racing.
The Breeders' Cup is a fantastic meeting you can't help wondering what path it will go down over the next few years.
To those who rate safety above all else - for both horse and rider -
the decision that Santa Anita is making to rip up their synthetic Pro
Ride surface, favouring a return to the unforgiving dirt surface, is
None other than Jerry Moss, owner of Californian super mare Zenyatta, has been supportive in his backing for the move.