The Resource Horseplayers : life at the track, Ted McClelland, (electronic resource)

Horseplayers : life at the track, Ted McClelland, (electronic resource)

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Horseplayers : life at the track
Title
Horseplayers
Title remainder
life at the track
Statement of responsibility
Ted McClelland
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This fun and witty exposé of horse racing in America goes behind the scenes at the track, providing a serious gambler's-eye-view of the action. Ted McClelland spent a year at tracks and off-track betting facilities in Chicago and across the country, profiling the people who make a career of gambling on horses. This account follows his personal journey of what it means to be a player as he gambles with his book advance using various betting and handicapping strategies along the way. A colorful cast of characters is introduced, including the intensely disciplined Scott McMannis The Professor, a onetime college instructor who now teaches a course in handicapping, and Mary Schoenfeldt, a former nun and gifted handicapper who donates all of her winnings to charity. This moving account of wins, losses, and personal turmoil provides a sobering look at gamblers, gambling, and life at the track
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
798.401/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
SF331
LC item number
.M149 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Horseplayers : life at the track, Ted McClelland, (electronic resource)
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Horseplayers : life at the track, Ted McClelland, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocm70787956
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 263 p.)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781556526237
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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