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The Retired Racehorse Summit in Saratoga Springs this week concludes that the racing industry needs to dedicate more funds to retired racehorses.

Summit: Retired racehorses need more funds

As the fabled Saratoga Meet continued this week, talk of American Pharoah and other great horses was temporarily tabled as horsemen and industry leaders turned their attention to the welfare of retired racehorses during a daylong summit at Fasig-Tipton South Pavilion. And on one point all 50-to-75 attendees could agree: More money is needed to ensure that no horse falls through the cracks when his racing days have ended, says Diana Pikulski, director of external affairs for the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. Pikulski, who spoke at the summit, and who was a member of the New York State Task Force on […]