Charles Hayward
  On Tuesday, Karen Johnson wrote on promising recent developments at The Stronach Group’s (TSG) Gulfstream Park property, and exciting plans for the organization’s two tracks in Maryland, Pimlico, and Laurel. If you haven’t read it, you should. I say promising because I believe that much of TSG’s recent success is directly related to simple concepts that are often missing in today’s racecourse...

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