Over 2,000 racehorses die in the U.S. every year, often after suffering drugging, abuse and injuries. Horse racing has long had ties to organized crime. So why is it still legal?
By Martha Sullivan
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July 9, 2020 (San Diego) -- People are rightly outraged by brutal dogfighting, on which spectators gamble. The media’s coverage of dogfighting is dominated by images of Black and Latino men fighting dogs for bets, and there is a pattern of demonization: