NYRA resorts to the old misdirection play

Updated: December 10, 2013, 1:17 PM ET
By Bob Ehalt

The misdirection play, which can work so well when properly schemed in the NFL, apparently has its place in Thoroughbred racing.

In New York, home of the state-controlled New York Racing Association, there has been a large outcry over the groups Board of Directors vote on Dec. 4 to approve a 2014 budget that includes an increase in admission fees at Belmont Park and Saratoga that total an extra $2 for the grandstand and $3 for the clubhouse. Parking fees, box seating at Saratoga ...

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