Even Racing Fans Can Read the Writing on the Wall

Horseracing Wrongs

Yesterday, the Paulick Report ran a story on Senator Feinstein calling (for the second time this spring) “for an immediate moratorium on racing at Santa Anita.” Clearly, the pressure is ratcheting up. The really good stuff, however, came in the comments section. I highlight three from three different pro-racing readers:

“[Feinstein] asks the ‘poison pill’ question which should rightfully make all horse racing advocates shake in their boots: ‘How many more horses must die……..?’ Racing is on the clock. Coming up with any kind of acceptable answer to a question which includes ‘How many more horse must die….’ will be near impossible. And, as almost all of us here on the Paulick Report know all too well, no matter what steps are taken, THERE WILL ALWAYS BE some level of fatalities at any and every racetrack in this country. Good luck attempting to justify how many fatalities are acceptable. The…

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