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.
The 15th annual Daily Racing Form/National Thoroughbred Racing Association National Handicapping Championship will be contested today through Sunday at TI.
There is a growing political sentiment, right or wrong, that state-mandated casino subsidies to the horse racing industry should be stopped. Or at least reduced.