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Harmonay: New York's Racing Industry

Posted on December 24, 2011 at 11:45 AM

New York's racing industry must be responsible for retired racehorse care


Maureen Harmonay reports on a statement just issued by The New York State Task Force on Retired Racehorses:

"Stakeholders in New York’s racing industry—not taxpayers or the betting public—must take responsibility for the humane aftercare of retired racehorses, according to a comprehensive report that has just been issued by The New York State Task Force on Retired Racehorses.

"Specifically, the 12-member Task Force recommends that owners should be prepared “to financially support a transition, retraining and placement program for at least six months at a cost of $400 per month, if not longer.”"

Read more at Examiner.com...


 


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