2014 Contest

the last race

East Boston- 10/03414- IT WAS THE LAST DAY OF HORSE RACING AFTER 79 YEARS AT SUFFOLK DOWNS WHICH WILL END LIVE HORSE RACING. THE TRACK LOST A BID TO BE A SITE FOR A NEW CASINO COMPLEX. THE TACK HELD MANY HISTORIC RACES OVER THE YEARS AND MANY OF IT’S FAITHFUL WILL MISS THE RACING. Richard Garrick plays his herald trumpet moments before the start of the first race. The scale house, where the jockeys are weighed after the race, frames him.