Posted: 07/09/2012TULSA - Blue Ribbon Downs in Sallisaw isn't what it used to be.
"We call it deadtown," said Jim Brooks, a horse trainer. "I used to have the whole barn, even at one time I had 91 (horses) in training."
Now Brooks has nine.
He says the track, which isn't even open to the public, and the price of horses have seen a sharp decline.
"Just the common horse, you don't get nothing for them," said Brooks.
He says a friend sold three of his horses for $5.10 -- total. Read MORE...