Protesters call for end to horse racing
SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Protesters gathered outside the Saratoga Race Course Saturday, calling for an end to horse racing-- nationwide.
The protest was organized by Horseracing Wrongs, a group dedicated to educating the public about racing injuries and deaths. They said they offer literature if people are interested.
A spokesperson for the New York Racing Association sent a statement saying in part that NYRA is committed to the highest standards of safety for equine and human athletes.