Churchill Downs Cuts Back

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Deb Schroer‘s insight:

Absolutely glad to hear it, and if it went away completely, no hard feelings. Most people have no clue about the subsidies.  As difficult as it is for the taxpayer to fork over income to support their local governments, add insult to injury when that very same money is sent to racetracks to fund the callous, cruel and abusive actions of greedy owners in order to make a young or compromised animal race.I think that if 80% of Americans are against horse slaughter, I am positive that the same 80% that are unknowingly paying a portion of  their tax payments to fuel and fund "abuse central" for horses, you could "bet your bottom dollar" that if it became common knowledge,kiss this "sport" (if that is what you want to call it) goodbye. These same taxpayers have absolutely no clue this is where some of their tax money ends up. It would thrilled me beyond words to see racing either clean it up or disappear completely. This is pure greed at its finest using the backs of these noble animals (and the taxpayer) to profit off of their bones,

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