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Updated: August 1, 2011, 4:28 PM ET
By Jay Cronley | Special to ESPN.com

All sports, except for football, college and pro, could stand an infusion of new fans.

Bad baseball draws flies. Bad NBA draws friends, relatives and groupies. Bad WNBA barely draws ushers. Golf without Tiger draws bowling numbers.

Horse racing handle is down some. Look around, what isn't.

Each year, horse racing loses a number of fans and supporters to natural causes, to people who can't handicap and can't afford to keep losing. These people move on to the nearest casinos, ...

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