David Skorton and his new Board of Directors have officially begun the process of picking up the broken pieces and rebuilding a racing organization that went off the rails.
When the 2012 racing season begins at the Meadowlands Friday night there will be a new track operator and a new way of doing things.
There has to be a better way to run racing in New York, but changing things has been a different story.
One of the reasons Claiborne Farm will send fewer runners to the races next year is its president's fear that horse racing's drug problem has gotten out of hand.
New Gulfstream president Scott Savin has done it all in horse racing ... except manage a track. Now he gets his chance.