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Report: Profit outruns horses’ safety at tracks (with video)

NYRA oversight hit; horses ran injured, masked by steroids

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A culture at the New York Racing Association that placed money above the safety of its racing horses is described in a report released Friday by the New York Task Force on Racehorse Health and Safety, which was commissioned after a rash of horse deaths at the Aqueduct Race Track. The Task Force was assigned to look at 21 deaths that occurred on Aqueduct’s inner track between December 2011 and March 18, 2012. No one ...

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