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What horse racing needs

Updated: February 5, 2001, 11:04 AM ET
By Bill Finley | Special to ESPN.com

Not that anybody asked, but here's what I would do if I were czar of horse racing: See to it that no two major races are ever run simultaneously. They ran the Holy Bull at Gulfstream and the Santa Ynez Stakes at Santa Anita at the exact same moment last Saturday. That meant that fans at simulcast outlets could watch one or the other but not both. Racing should give maximum exposure to its most important races, not run them in conflict with one another. That both tracks are owned ...

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