Okay, so it's not THAT Pope. But racing's very own Fred Pope, a man who has never met a subject he couldn't write a whitepaper on, has delivered some of his best work in an article and accompanying pdf with the Blood-Horse that talks about the need for a centralized authority in American racing.
His rather lengthy plan, which suggests such things as 30 days of International racing in the US and a push towards innovations like 3D technology, could start being implemented by 2011. Of course, this requires action by our industry assuming there's even buy in.
And this begs two questions: 1. Is Pope's plan worth implementing and 2. Is there a chance that the industry would not only adopt it, but move it forward with enough speed to start putting it together in 2011?
Then come back to the Paulick Report and let us know what you think
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