There has been plenty of good news this year for thoroughbred racing.
Television ratings for the Triple Crown races went through the roof with the
switch to NBC. Point Given's dominance in the Belmont suggests racing will
have a legitimate superstar on its hands for the foreseeable future. The NTRA
weathered some rocky moments, rejoined forces with several keys tracks and
seems poised to fulfill its primary missions. But it is an under-publicized
decision by the New York Racing Association ...