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Problems with horseracing

By Bob Silbernagel

Now that the triple crown is over — that's Drosselmeyer crossing the finish line first in the Belmont Stakes Saturday in this Getty Images photo — the thoroughbred horseracing world settles into a period in which it gets little publicity. Although good race meets will be held throughout the summer, there won't be another great rush of mainstream public interest until the Breeder's Cup nears its conclusion next fall. And that rarely generates the hype that the Triple Crown does.

Here's a thoughtful piece by a member of the New York State racing board about some of the problems facing the industry. Unfortunately, he doesn't offer a lot of solutions.

http://therail.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/06/06/reasons-for-the-decline-of-horse-racing/

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