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Horse racing is not dying

Horse racing is not dying

Gina Powell’s letter to The Sun repeats some untruths (“Tax dollars shouldn't support the dying horse racing industry,” Mar. 20). Horse racing is no longer a dying industry, as she says. The taxpayer money from casino gambling being used to support it is in payment for government’s portion of the cost, which can be justified in government’s share of the rewards. This is no different than the millions of dollars of tax money used to build Camden Yards. Based on the Orioles’ recent history, is that sport sustainable?...

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