Hyperactive Chris is dead after breaking down training at Belmont Wednesday. He was two and coming off his debut. For the New York Racing Association, they of the “best proven safety practices,” this is dead horse 11 in ’21 – this, after 83 killed last year.
New York is a racino state, meaning that 80% of horseracing – all seven harness tracks and Aqueduct and Finger Lakes – would disappear virtually overnight without the corporate welfare gushing in from slot machines – money that should be going back to the state for education. Please consider contacting the below. Tell them to support schoolchildren, not animal killers.
Governor Cuomo: 518-474-8390; contact form; twitter
Senate Majority Leader Cousins: 518-455-2715; email; twitter
Senate Minority Leader Ortt: 518-455-2024; email
Assembly Speaker Heastie: 518-455-3791; email; twitter
Assembly Minority Leader Barclay: 518-455-3751; email; twitter
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