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Photos: Suffolk Downs Ends Its Horse Racing

Horse trainer Wayne Marcoux, left, and owner Michael Cook at Suffolk Downs this week (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Horse trainer Wayne Marcoux, left, and owner Michael Cook at Suffolk Downs this week (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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Suffolk Downs is set to have its last day of live racing on Saturday. WBUR's photographer paid a visit to the Boston track.

Jockey Erik Barbaran bring his horse onto the Suffolk Downs race track for a trial run. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Jockey Erik Barbaran bring his horse onto the Suffolk Downs race track for a trial run. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Jockey Chris Shultz takes Tale Of Houdini for a lap around the track during a training run for the final day of racing at Suffolk Downs. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Jockey Chris Shultz takes Tale Of Houdini for a lap around the track during a training run for the final day of racing at Suffolk Downs. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A stable worker walks a horse around the stable. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A stable worker walks a horse around the stable. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A stable worker wraps a horses legs preparing for a run on the Suffolk Downs track. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A stable worker wraps a horses legs preparing for a run on the Suffolk Downs track. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Suffolk Downs top rider David Amiss sporting his other ride (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Suffolk Downs top rider David Amiss sporting his other ride (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Horse trainer Allison Hassig carries buckets of feed for her horses in one of the stables at Suffolk Downs. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Horse trainer Allison Hassig carries buckets of feed for her horses in one of the stables at Suffolk Downs. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A horse is tethered and walks around a horse walker located in the stable area. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A horse is tethered and walks around a horse walker located in the stable area. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Horse trainer Wayne Marcoux, left, and owner Michael Cook discuss the impact the pending casino ballot vote this November will have on the future of Suffolk Downs. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Horse trainer Wayne Marcoux, left, and owner Michael Cook discuss the impact the pending casino ballot vote this November will have on the future of Suffolk Downs. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Jesse Costa Twitter Photographer, Multimedia Producer
Jesse Costa is the multimedia producer for WBUR.

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