Behold Women in Racing
Lest you think all my recent Twitter crabbing has been happening in a vacuum, I bring you several examples from just this week where women are specifically and only being portrayed as decoration in racing:
Showgirls at Turfway Park for the Spiral:
Here’s a better shot.
Geisha girls in the winner’s circle at Santa Anita Park:
And America’s Best Racing “sizzle reel” for the Florida Derby:
And that’s just THIS WEEK! I trust my colleague at Brooklyn Backstretch will have a forth coming post about other relevant topics in the coming days.
UPDATE: Now we know who to blame for the suggestion to those executives… (and be sure to read to the lengthy comment thread!).