Monday, June 09, 2008

SPORTS: No More Equine Adventures

I watched a horse race on Saturday. Third one in the last ten years. And, as a result, the Horse Owner's Association (or whatever they are called) have asked me to stop watching the fillies and stallions race completely.

It seems I only watch great horses lose in the Belmont Stakes. Smarty Jones, Funny Cide and Big Brown, each were supposed to the 12th Triple Crown winner. I watched each lose. And somebody saw a connection. I watch and the favourite loses. Verifiable 100 per cent of the time.

So, in the best interests of the sport, I will accede to their request. I have watched my last horse race. You're welcome.

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