Simulcast conference: Field shrinkage at tipping point

by Matt Hegarty 6 months ago

There is a storm on racing’s horizon. And it doesn’t appear as if the sport is preparing for it. The storm is a serious contraction in the number of horses of racing age, a decline that has already started. The contraction is expected to accelerate significantly over the next two years because of the dramatic decline in the foal crop from 2009-11, with serious repercussions on the ability of racetracks to card races with full, competitive fields.

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