Milkshaking at Santa Anita

No mistaking. There was milkshaking at Santa Anita, with a side order of doping, according to the New York Times. These things typically go unchecked like most of horse racing's unscrupulous activities. However, one would think the Santa Anita cheaters would have been a bit more subtle with a media "death watch" settled in at… Continue reading Milkshaking at Santa Anita

Cohen: The ugly truth about horse racing

at Churchill Downs Wednesday, May 4, 2011, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Cross-posted from The Atlantic BY ANDREW COHEN There are essentially three types of people in horse racing. There are the crooks who dangerously drug or otherwise abuse their horses, or who countenance such conduct from their agents, and who then dare the industry to come catch them. Then there are the dupes who labor under… Continue reading Cohen: The ugly truth about horse racing