Trotting trainers, almost exclusively, do not declare their own horses.
In myriad ways the two equine racing codes share a decidedly similar DNA profile.
They share similar challenges regarding animal welfare, wagering, handicapping, programming and relevance.
On the issue referenced above, however, they definitively differ.
These days, thoroughbred trainers will label stable runners at will and move forward without batting an eyelid if they fail to deliver.
Trotting trainers adhere to an older, more traditional code.
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