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Expertise does not seem to be a component necessary to lead NYRA

Updated: June 25, 2013, 10:54 AM ET
By Paul Moran | Special to ESPN.com

Less than a month before opening day at Saratoga, the newly appointed chief executive of the New York Racing Association visited the nation's most historic and important racing town for the first time.

Christopher Kay, a lawyer, brings a solid resume to his new post that glaringly lacks even a tangential exposure to the operation of a racetrack. He claims to have once been a regular visitor to Cahokia Downs, which has been closed for almost 35 years, and relationships with the owners of ...

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