Following Sandy, racing returns to New York

Three days after Hurricane Sandy ripped through New York, everything looks pretty normal at Belmont Park. More than 100 trees fell there during the storm, but by Friday morning they had all been cleared and training had returned to normal after being suspended earlier in the week. A look across the street, though, reveals that…

In New York, we wait…and wait…

Like those poor refugees in Casablanca, here in New York, we continue to wait…and wait…and wait. We wait for Governor Cuomo’s announcement about the reconfiguration of the NYRA board, the board that will be made up mostly of the governor’s appointees, the board that will graciously allow a horsemen’s representative to attend board meetings but…