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Breakdown: Death and Disarray at America’s Racetracks

A 2012 New York Times investigation of the U.S. horse racing industry revealed a pervasive culture of drugs and lax regulation. This documentary was nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy Award.

Produced by: Matthew Orr

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