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Tuesday, Dec 07, 2021
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For Bettor Or Worse

The horses are no longer a good bet. The big money has moved to cricket. Only, the law is a hurdle.

For Bettor Or Worse
For Bettor Or Worse
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The prodigals of Mumbai’s racecourse have a simple philosophy: you have to be an ass to bet on a horse. The tax is high, the mood is not. The sun too can be cruel on a racing day. Even the event is rigged - horses are sedated to throw a race. In brief, that still shamelessly imperial place, The Royal Western India Turf Club, offers very little to a punter today. The degrees might vary, but it’s a story repeated all over the country.

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