Charles Hayward
One of the latest trends at U.S. racetracks is the focus on “Big Days.” “Big Days” have always had a place on the racing calendar with the three Triple Crown race days as well as the two days of the Breeders’ Cup. However, racetracks big and small -- from Tampa Bay Downs to Belmont Park, and Charles Town to Parx -- are embracing the "Big Day" concept -- aggregating some of their major races on a...

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