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Commentary: When Regulation Runs Amok

Commentary: When Regulation Runs Amok

Maggi Moss has had success racing at Indiana Grand Race Course, which she calls a bright spot in Midwest Thoroughbred racing. But dysfunction and unfair practices in racing regulation are threatening the business, she said.

Farish: Politics Won't Thwart Horse Industry

Farish: Politics Won't Thwart Horse Industry

Lane's End Farm general manager and prominent Republican Bill Farish said the Kentucky horse industry "will continue to hold our elected officials accountable, and we will not stop working until our state government gets out of the way and allows us to have the tools necessary to compete."

Commentary: Big MC

By - Joe Clancy - I never saw anything in racing like McDynamo winning a fifth consecutive Breeders' Cup Grand National Steeplechase (NSA-I) at Far Hills, N.J., Oct. 20.

Commentary: One Small Step

By - Dan Liebman - It was an item that didn't draw many headlines. But, as Neil Armstrong so eloquently said about one small step, it can lead to a giant leap.

Commentary: Cloud Cover

By - Dan Liebman - "Trainer of record" is important, but in many ways, it is a meaningless term.

Commentary: Bye George

By - Esther Marr - I've only worked in the Thoroughbred industry for two years, so I don't pretend to know the history of horse racing to the extent of most people I encounter each day in my profession.

Commentary: Mother's Day

By Ray Paulick - There is a touch of irony that Mom's Command will be inducted into the Hall of Fame the same year as the trainer of Forward Pass, Henry Forrest, who was elected by the Historic Review Committee.

Commentary: Distance Dilemma

By Clay S. Robinson - What the breed needs is a series of big money stakes on dirt over a longer distance of ground.

Fifteen Minutes of Infamy

By Ray Paulick -- With racing broadcasts taking a backseat to other sports on ESPN, producers should be prepared for an altered time period.

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