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Animal Cruelty

Thoughts on Be Bullish

On May 17th in the 3rd race at Belmont Park, the 10 year old gelding, Be Bullish ran what would become his final race. It was an otherwise nondescript $16,000 claimin race held in the middle of the card on a Sunday afternoon. There were no expectations of large amounts wagered; few fans intrigued by … Continue reading »

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Wonderful Story

Bill Finley writes a wonderful story in today’s New York Times about a horse, Notinmywildestdremz, who is making her first start at the age of 4 at Aqueduct. Photo by John Dunn, NY Times Ordinarily, a horse making her first start at age 4 at Aqueduct would not get a second look and truthfully, this … Continue reading »

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My interview with Finger Lakes Radio Group

I got a call last week from Eric Sorenson of Finger Lakes Radio Group about the blog post I wrote on the horrifying horse neglect case in Cayuga county recently. We chatted about increasing the penalty in NY for abuse and neglect cases that result in an animal’s death, as well as what’s happening with … Continue reading »

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