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date: 20 July 2019

Horse Racing 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Author(s):
David LevinsonDavid LEVINSON

Horse racing in its various forms is a popular spectator sport in Great Britain, North America, Australia, and Japan. Its appeal rests largely on the opportunity to gamble, and the rise of other gambling opportunities in the United States, in particular, has led to a steady decline in the sport. Horse racing has produced many famed horses that have been the subject of literature and film, but also many scandals involving corruption, doping, and animal cruelty. ...

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