Really? It has to come to this. Talking to lawyers instead of trainers the day before the meet? Rallying allies instead of rallying quotes? Fielding calls about audacity, instead of brilliance.
After 13 years of making a newspaper work, without any investors, without anything but work ethic, skill and a love of the game. After 13 years of late nights and early mornings. After all the issues, all the problems, all the snafus and all the politics (remember Getnick & Getnick, Empire Racing, Friends of New York Racing…?).