This is why horse racing's future isn't questioned

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    Given the 'Four Corners'' investigation into greyhound racing and the Baird Government's decision to ban the sport in NSW, this article asks why the same scrutiny is not applied to horseracing. The article details the high animal wastage and cruel practices in the sport, but suggests racing's contribution to the sports mega-event economy renders it too financially powerful to ban.

    Period19 Jul 2016

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    • horse racing
    • greyhound racing
    • sports economy
    • mega-event economy