Life of a Degenerate Gambler

We Talk in Fractions

We talk in fractions. “The eight is 9-2” We speak our own language with words like, Saez and Leparoux and Florent Geroux. We throw out terms like tongue ties and lay offs. Any one listening to use chat would think what in the world are these guys in the red suspenders talking about? We get …

A Pick Four Resolution

There are so many resolutions people make for the new year. Quit smoking. Start exercising. Watch less T.V. Luckily for me, I already live a super healthy life style so I can focus on a different goal in 2016. I want to hit a signer. A signer in horse racing is what we call making …

Amber Exacta

It wouldn’t be the greatest day at work ever if it didn’t end with me writhing in pain in a public place, obviously having just embarrassed myself once again. This is why I should not leave the mountain and go to the city where there are people to stare at me as I publicly humiliate …

Handi-Crapping Vs Handicapping

I’m spending this gorgeous cold and windy autumn day ignoring the mountain trails calling my name. Orange and yellow leaves are coating my favorite hiking trails in a rainbow of falls brilliant colors this November Saturday and I’m curled up on the couch with my man and a carmel vodka spiked latte. It’s Breeders Cup …

Birthday Weekend Carb Pig Out in Leucadia, Ca

If there is one thing I want for my birthday it is a day of betting on ponies, having cocktails with friends, eating delicious food and enjoying the beach weather. My thirty fifth birthday celebration had all of the above. Our Del Mar vacation had a late start which wouldn’t have been a problem except …