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Derby week: Piling on the bad press

If horse racing was football, the refs would have run out of flags last week after calling countless "piling on" penalties.

We've gotten used to Derby Week being exploited by those who want to expose the bad side of racing taking advantage of the one time during the year that the general public pays attention to the sport.

But last week was ridiculous. Read More

 

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How about this: instead of lamenting the bad press during Derby week, people involved in the sport clean up the problems. Which are not just drugs and injured horses, but heads of the NYRA who are knowingly withholding monies won in exotics. It is simple clean up the sport and you won't have press raining on the Derby week

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