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Racing! The sport continues to subject itself to self-inflicted wounds

Hello, my name is John Cherwa, welcome back to our horse racing newsletter and I hate to break the holiday mood with how the sport is screwing up again.

First, hopefully everyone had a great Thanksgiving. By 6 p.m. today, I will already be sick of all the Christmas music. And I’m not venturing out of the bunker to do any shopping either. I’d much rather wait until everything is all picked over and the prices are higher. That’s how us horse players roll.

OK, I promised you a rant so here goes.

Imagine a couple of veteran sportswriters sitting in a bar discussing which sport is more screwed up: boxing or horse racing. Yes, we’ve had those...

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