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Md. horse racing gets its act together
Maryland's horse racing industry has faced a multitude of threats in recent decades — increased competition from other forms of gambling; massive subsidies to horsemen, breeders and tracks in other states; an aging fan base and a general decline in interest in the sport of kings. But the most vexing challenges are those that Maryland's industry has imposed on itself in the form of persistent infighting that has prevented any concerted effort to reverse a decades-long slide.
November 28, 2012