lack of diversity

Diversity in Racing: Alicia Hughes

ALICIA HUGHES, Director of NTRA Communications  As a person of color in this sport, this is a topic that is extremely personal. This is my life. When you talk about what racing can do to be more diverse, in my mind, racing needs to start by acknowledging the issue of a lack of diversity in positions of power and influence. That is something that we have yet to do. I have pulled transcripts from symposiums and round tables, but there has been no discussion. The issue of the lack of...

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Letter to the Editor: Where's the Diversity On BC Board?

TIM WICKES This morning over a weak, too-much-milk cup of coffee, I read the TDN story announcing the new Breeders' Cup board, and Holy Field Mice. In a time when words like diversity and inclusion are tossed around like bags of peanuts at a ballgame, this new board reads like the party guest list at Tara. We live in a country where one-third of the population is Hispanic, Asian, or African American but of the 14 Directors and 42 Members, Alex Solis ll stands out like an Armani tux at...

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