The Nation: You Know Me and Horses, Al

Hiyu, Al. It's my pleasure to hear your voice again. How's things on the Coast? The babies been coming home for you at Santa Anita? Good boy. Here, you ask? Here things ain't so copacetic. In case you ain't heard, we got off-track betting in New York City now¬ófirst in the nation. I agree, Al; that's got no class at all. This wisenheimer, Howard Samuels, didn't have nothing to do since Arthur Goldberg beat him in the Democratic primary for Governor last year, so he up and organizes this Off-Track Betting Corp. for the...

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