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Horse Racing #29815

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 24, 1974
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(Studio) Report on racing horses follows.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Aqueduct Race Track, New York) Taxes high on horse race wagers. 269 racing days in New York. Horses race much more often. Some drop dead on track. Drugs kill pain; chemicals boost bodies. [Lawyer Neil SHAYNE - says horse racing not sport, but business] Frank Martin, trainer, accused of drugging a horse. Dr. Jim Belden is Martin's veterinarian. [BELDEN - describes horse's condition; answers question with regard to chemicals used on horses.] How long, how often a horse can run is now the question.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

Jackson, Gregory;
Smith, Howard K.

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