Today’s highly interesting read (05/05/19): Maximum Security was robbed at Kentucky Derby, yet another black eye in horse racing

Gary West, who owns Maximum Security, told the Associated Press, “I think this is the most egregious disqualification in the history of horse racing.”

From USA TODAY:

It’s bad enough that a large segment of the general public thinks horse racing is a sport rife with animal cruelty, trainers trying to cheat drug tests and racetracks that are squeezing bettors by taking between 15 and 24 percent of every dollar bet for the house. 

Now, even the sport’s showcase event can’t avoid contributing to horse racing’s woes. 

Read the entire USA TODAY column here.

 

 

One thought on “Today’s highly interesting read (05/05/19): Maximum Security was robbed at Kentucky Derby, yet another black eye in horse racing

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