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Horse Racing Industry Saddled With Financial Meltdown
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Horse Racing Industry Saddled With Financial Meltdown

Posted June 27, 2010 by Diane M. Grassi

It is with the Triple Crown races, still clearly in mind, that it is worth exploring the present state of the thoroughbred industry’s challenges away from the track, especially in those states now hurting, that once could be counted on to provide the essential businesses necessary to support those horses we get to see on race day.

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Horse Racing Needs Big Brown vs. Curlin More Than Ever
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Horse Racing Needs Big Brown vs. Curlin More Than Ever

Posted August 20, 2008 by bsd987

Some things disappear. Vanish. Just go away. Sure, there are reasons, explanations, scapegoats, but the simple fact is that things disappear. Unfortunately, down that same path more things might disappear.

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Pimlico Race Course as Good as Closed
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Pimlico Race Course as Good as Closed

Posted August 6, 2008 by bsd987

This might as well be the end. This might as well be a funeral. For the past two decades, every horse racing news out of Maryland was one of contraction. Whether it was the end of the Pimlico Special, the fabled stakes race that once pitted Seabiscuit versus War Admiral in a march race, or [...]

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25 Greatest American Thoroughbreds: Part 1 of 6
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25 Greatest American Thoroughbreds: Part 1 of 6

Posted July 29, 2008 by bsd987

Eleven. Currently, that’s the most important number in American horse racing. There have been eleven Triple Crown winners spread out over 59 years. However, since the dawn of television, which for arguments sake was 1952, there have only been three horses that could claim all three legs. For any American who could not get to [...]

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