The question is—why? Why is Kentucky the epicenter of Thoroughbred breeding in North America? Why have so many of racing’s greatest breeders been drawn to Kentucky over any other state? The answer is right at your feet…"
Dominguez will share the importance of seeing Thoroughbred racing as more than just gambling. He aims to focus on the beauty of the races and the complexities behind the scenes that allow the horses to make it to the track in the first place. Dominguez emphasized why Saratoga is a perfect place for this conversation. “It’s a very unique place where the fan can actually get to experience the beauty of the sport, and not only the betting aspect, that’s just one component of racing. It’s a whole.”
When you love horse racing, it not only gets in your blood – it gets in your mind. When you can’t be at the rail or in the barns, nothing beats spending some time reading a good book about horses. The Author Series at Equestricon brings the people behind the best in our sport’s literature to Saratoga.
“Although I think the role of women in the racing industry has grown significantly in the past few decades, we still face unique challenges in the business. I worry that many assume since there are more women participating in the sport, there can't be any lingering barriers to their working in the business or becoming fans. I don't believe that's true.”