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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

The View From Kentucky: Challenges Facing Horse Racing

Kentucky Derby hopeful Trinniberg with exercise rider Sebastian Garcia aboard, gallops at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Monday, April 30. (AP)

With the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby coming up Saturday, we take a look at the horse racing industry in a series of stories this week. Today, Leslie Guttman of WEKU in Richmond, Kentucky reports on equine hospitals and balancing the bottom line with the care horses need.


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