Jeff Gural, owner of two upstate NY harness tracks and partner of SL Green, told Paul Post of The Saratogian that NYRA should look to its neighbor to the South when evaluating the road ahead. Quite simply, fewer dates and larger purses.
“Every other sport has an opening day and an end — the Super Bowl or World Series,” said Gural. “In horse racing, it just goes on. There's too much.”
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