Negative Ad About Spitzer’s Horseracing Pick

Capital Play, one of the bidders for the state’s horse racing franchise, is about to start running this ad slamming the New York Racing Association–the group recommended by Eliot Spitzer.

The ad juxtaposes images of a dilapidated stadium and children in a classroom, along with the following narrative:

“NYRA’s even been investigated by the federal government. And now they want you to bet on them again with $250 million that would help fund public school education. Don’t place a losing bet on NYRA.”