Gorajec: Los Alamitos ‘Simply Reckless’ Not To Adopt Santa Anita’s Workout Policies

by | 07.01.2019 | 5:34pm

Former longtime executive director with the Indiana Horse Racing Commission Joe Gorajec has a new mantra on horse racing reform: “If you are not doing everything, you are not doing enough.”

In his latest article at InsideRacingRegs, published by Horse Racing Reform, an industry initiative of The Jockey and Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, Gorajec slams Los Alamitos for not adopting “what appears to be an extremely successful The Stronach Group initiative that requires 48 hours' notice and a strict vetting process prior to working a horse.”

“It has yet to be determined whether such an initiative will become an industry model in other states,” he writes. “Regardless, for any California track, at this time, not to implement such a safeguard is simply reckless. The media, public, and all racing industry participants deserve better.”

Read more at InsideRacingRegs.

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