Tuesday, November 24, 2009

It Was Once Called the Sport of Kings

The decision to rescue Aqueduct racetrack via the installation of video slots was made in Albany in the fall of 2001. Eight years and three governors later, no one has been awarded the contract. Today's story in the Times about the stalled process featured the above photo of the grandstands at the Big "A". Every time I look at it, I weep softly.