Horse Racing Jobs in New York State

12 Pages Posted: 18 Aug 2020 Last revised: 2 Oct 2020

Date Written: July 9, 2020


This paper reviews the claims that have been presented over the past four decades for the number of jobs created by the sport of horse racing in New York State. The paper suggests these asserted job claims have been overestimated and should be seriously questioned by the public, the media and policy makers.

Keywords: Horse Racing, New York State, Equine Jobs

JEL Classification: Z2, Z222

Suggested Citation

Liebman, Bennett, Horse Racing Jobs in New York State (July 9, 2020). Available at SSRN: or

Bennett Liebman (Contact Author)

Albany Law School ( email )

80 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
United States

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