Race of the Week 2017

A Tote/Wagering System for Everyone

One Thursday in April of 1979, Keeneland president Ted Bassett let me use his box to entertain an NBC executive. He knew I was trying to sell the television rights to what is now the Rolex 3-Day Event.


I was not involved with Thoroughbreds at that time, so it wasn’t until reading Ted’s award-winning autobiography, “My Life,” that I realized the significance of his gesture. That was the day Spectacular Bid won the Bluegrass Stakes...

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