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Give horseplayers tax relief to grow handle

Two weeks ago, I wrote about the potential loss of slot subsidy within the horse racing industry. Then, as if on cue, a legislator in Pennsylvania wants to pass a bill that takes a $250 million slot subsidy away from horse racing and uses it to fund education.

One change Derby group gets right

We are 113 days from the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. This will be the first of many columns focused on, quite frankly, the only race that matters to the mainstream media and the nonracing public.