Racehorses are born knowing how to run. But, unlike Seabiscuit on the track, I had no idea what I was doing when I first decided to write a book. Thirty years ago, I had experienced a true-life, frightening, adventure involving both a Mexican drug cartel and the Kentucky Derby. I was dying to share my…

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Why is it investing in the stock market, but it’s gambling when making a wager on a sports team? Is the stock market an institution of social morality while a racetrack is a hotbed of moral corruption? Racetrack workers and stockbrokers have one thing in common—they get to work early. Beyond that I would trust…

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The Best Bet in Gambling:  Having been fortunate to hit a couple of game-changing horse racing and sports betting scores in my lifetime—I am always asked “What is the best way to bet?” It is an easy answer for me. Bet a “Future” bet on a top contending sports team. Futures wagering allows a gambler…

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Solutions To The New Threat to Horse Racing – Legalized Sports Gambling: In my Blog #1 – I detailed the problems that the horse racing industry is now facing due to the May 2018 Supreme Court ruling allowing state -legalized sports betting. Here I discuss some possible solutions: ●  Dramatically fewer racetracks. With increased competition…

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A New Problem: Legalized Sports Gambling One day during the running of the Santa Anita Handicap, my youngest son leaned into me and yelled “This is the greatest game in the world!” Will there be a Santa Anita Handicap in his son’s future? In May 2018 the Supreme Court ruled to allow state-legalized sports betting—and…

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