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Joe Drape: ‘They’re pure, magnificent creatures’
By Susan Salk on May 11, 2012
Joe Drape’s name, of late, has been synonymous with unsettling news coming out of the American horse racing industry. In two recent front-page articles in the New York Times, Drape has coauthored stories describing horse deaths, incidents of race-day drugging, and a lack of effective oversight in the Sport of Kings. In a Q&A with OffTrackThoroughbreds.com, the award-winning New York Times sportswriter answers questions about his ongoing series, and offers his opinion on how horse racing, a sport he has loved since he was a kid growing up in the Midwest, might be improved. A race writer for some 15 […]
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