Sun ig­nores Breed­ers Cup

Baltimore Sun - - FROM PAGE ONE - Ge­orge Ham­mer­bacher

I was dis­ap­pointed Satur­day to open The Sun sports page and see no coverage of the Breed­ers Cup Pro­gram at Santa Anita Park. Kevin Plank is try­ing to re­build a rac­ing in­dus­try at Sag­amore Farms. He is at­tempt­ing to re­vive an in­dus­try that is close to be­ing on life sup­port in the state of Mary­land. Mary­land was once a highly re­spected state that had a true thor­ough­bred breed­ing in­dus­try as a state resource. All The Sun had on the Breed­ers Cup was an af­ter­thought blurb in the miscellaneous col­umn on page two on the Distaff re­sults from Fri­day. When it comes right down to it, there are only four days per year where horse rac­ing coverage is a must (in my opin­ion). Thus, cover­ing Breed­ers Cup Day and the Triple Crown Sea­son are all The Sun has to do for each year. I re­mem­ber when The Sun had its own rac­ing page and rac­ing writ­ers

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