Horse Racing Breaks With Tradition

Horse Racing Breaks With Tradition

Coronavirus and Sports - May 26, 2020 - 16:10

As one of the few sports positioned to stay afloat during the coronavirus shutdown, horse racing now appears poised for a big summer with the rescheduling of the Belmont Stakes, Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. Sports Illustrated senior writer Pat Forde breaks down how a sport steeped in tradition has successfully pivoted in response to the global pandemic.

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