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Horse Racing: Its History and Future

As horse enthusiasts gear up for the Kentucky Derby, some Ohioans are mourning the loss of Beulah Park Racetrack, which is set to shut its doors this weekend. We’ll look at the pressure tracks feel to compete with the state’s new “racinos,” and we’ll take a look at horse racing from its elite origins in the US to the issues it faces in the future.