Download e-book for kindle: By A Nose:Gambling Tales From A Horseracing Insider by Jim Gentile

By Jim Gentile

"By a nostril: playing stories from a Horseracing Insider

Author Jim Gentile loves to gamble. It’s in his genes, due to his father. As undefined, an $88 Quinella at Arlington Park hooked him. given that then, he has had many a fortunate day. He parlayed his ardour for “playing the horses” right into a thirty-year profession operating at seven Chicago-area tracks. This e-book offers a peek in the back of the gate of the pony racing undefined. It’s a real and funny account of Jim’s travails within the trenches as a teller, price ticket room clerk, cashier, supervisor, and senior auditor, with lots of chance to hone his talents as a bettor. He additionally stocks his 4 golden ideas of gambling.

An extraordinary solid of characters are woven all through those memorable tales. You’ll meet, between others, gravelly-voiced Aunt Flo who blew her husband’s complete discount rates on the racetrack whereas he used to be on a WWII army send. And overly keen co-workers whose wily wagers fee them their jobs: “By the final race Howie was once within the field for over $76,000! With just one race left, his merely desire was once to hit the trifecta. howdy, what’s one other $24,000 if you are already caught seventy six large.”

Avid gamblers in addition to non-gamblers might be hugely entertained through a myriad of sagas, which additionally comprise activities having a bet, puppy racing, and poker. through the top of the booklet, just like the writer, readers will prove asking themselves, “Is this present day going to be my fortunate day?” You betcha!"

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