Preakness Stakes

Racing! Catching up on a boycott, an injury and a horse sticking around

Hello, my name is John Cherwa, welcome back to our horse racing newsletter and here’s hoping the Dodgers can win it all. (I know it has nothing to do with horse racing.)

Let’s catch up on some news from early in the week.

--The bettors boycott at Keeneland is reaching its third week after the track upped its takeout on most wagers. Matt Hegarty of the Daily Racing Forum did some excellent reporting on this and you can find his story here. I’m just going to try and summarize his findings.

After eight days the Keeneland total handle was down 8.6%, or...

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