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Hovdey: ‘The Claiming Game Is Under Attack’
Writing for the Daily Racing Form, Jay Hovdey said last week that the recent changes to the claiming rules in several states across the country are the equivalent of a war of attrition on the claiming game. While proponents of the changes argue that they will discourage trainers from running horses with injuries, Hovdey questions whether horses at the center of voided claims should have been racing at all....
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