This year's set of sobering television ratings for the Breeders' Cup further proved something that didn't exactly need to be proven: the event, while wildly popular with racing fans and gamblers, hasn't come close to capturing the attention of the general public.
That's too bad because the Breeders' Cup is a terrific show that produces the type of great theater anyone could love. But the public hasn't embraced the event, which is understandable.
The sport disappears from public view ...
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