Gambling and horse racing

Gambling sustains horse racing. Without it, horse racing would shrivel up and blow away. History tells us so. Think the Seabiscuit story, brought to the nation's attention in the excellent book and movie by Lauren Hillenbrand. Let's take a look at what American Experience tells us about the time period, By the time the Great… Continue reading Gambling and horse racing

Virtual Kentucky Derby

Beautiful lady wearing a gorgeous fashion hat at the Kentucky Derby 2019.

Hats off to Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI). They are geniuses at making money, the kings of gambling in the horse racing world. All the while, the horse racing industry in the U.S. continues to be scrutinized for doping, maiming and killing its athletes for which there doesn't appear to be any sort of remedy for… Continue reading Virtual Kentucky Derby