November 7, 2011 - 3:45pm
by Lou
Of course, if it's only money one seeks, without the glory of handicapping, three guys who had been fraternity brothers at Drexel College figured how to get all they wanted in 2002, in what became know as the Fix Six Scandal
This article appeared in the November 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.
November 7, 2011 - 3:45pm
by Lou
"I think my biggest, most crushing defeat was in the beginning of my racing and gambling life when Sunday Silence defeated Easy Goer again in the Breeders' Cup Classic," says racing writer and handicapper John Scheinman, recalling the Classic of 1989 at Gulfstream Park, in which Sunday Silence beat rival Easy Goer in the fourth, and final, match-up of an epic rivalry that kept racing fans transfixed throughout the 1989 season.
This article appeared in the November 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.
November 7, 2011 - 3:45pm
by Lou
"Sometimes, all you need to know is one thing," says Louisville attorney J. D. Raine, an avid racing fan who has followed the Breeders' Cup from its inception, and occasionally happened onto a very nice pick - such as hitting a very difficult-to-foresee exacta in the Breeders' Cup Sprint in 1988, the first time the Breeders' Cup was run at Churchill Downs.
This article appeared in the November 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.
November 7, 2011 - 3:45pm
by Lou
The best trainers of Breeders' Cup contenters, Philadelphia Daily News columnist Dick Jerardi says, circle the Breeders' Cup date on the calendar and then plan their top horses' schedules backwards. Everything for the whole year planned to lead up to that day.
This article appeared in the November 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.
August 13, 2012 - 4:04pm
by Lou
A favorite, Chief's Crown, won the first Breeders' Cup race at Hollywood Park in 1984 and paid $3.40. If anyone thought that would be the norm from there on, they were wrong.
This article appeared in the November 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.A favorite, Chief’s Crown, won the first Breeders’ Cup race at Hollywood Park in 1984 and paid $3.40. If anyone thought that would be the norm from there on, they were wrong....
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