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Breeding Incentive Programs And Demand For California Thoroughbred Racing: The Tradeoff Between Quantity And Quality


  • Smith, Martin D.


Both quantity of horses and quality stimulate demand for horse race gambling. This paper addresses the potential for a quantity/quality tradeoff due to breeding incentives for California thoroughbreds. Econometric analysis is used to assess the demand for quality and quantity of horses, and results suggest the likely net benefit of breeding incentives on the industry at large.

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  • Smith, Martin D., 1999. "Breeding Incentive Programs And Demand For California Thoroughbred Racing: The Tradeoff Between Quantity And Quality," 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN 21711, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea99:21711
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.21711

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    1. Ahern, James & Noel, Jay E., 2000. "Breeders' Awards And The Gambler'S Corner Solution," 2000 Annual Meeting, June 29-July 1, 2000, Vancouver, British Columbia 36508, Western Agricultural Economics Association.

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