Recession hits racing.

Hollywood Park has decided to take Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays off with immediate effect. They cite this will make the racing more competitive. The truth is less horses are being claimed as the trainers are finding it difficult to find owners. I have come to love my horse racing in SoCal and would love to attend Del Mar after the WSOP so it is sad to see the black clouds hanging over the industry. The story here

My favourite racetrack Santa Anita will be up for auction this summer as part of Magnas chapter 11 bankruptcy plans. An interview with the CEO here.finalfurlong

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