The Greatest Gambling Story Ever Told: A True Tale of Three Gamblers, The Kentucky Derby, and The Mexican Cartel

Authority Publishing

Narrated by Will Damron

5 hr 41 min
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The Greatest Gambling Story Ever Told is an inspiring personal narrative about a filly who broke through the male-dominated world of horseracing and inspired crowds of men and women alike, along with a trio of gamblers who embark on an unforgettable adventure that’s as epic as the historic victory of Winning Colors. It’s Seabiscuit meets Narcos, and the best true-life gambling story ever told.

In the late 1980s, a spectacular 3-year-old female racehorse named Winning Colors was being groomed for success under her famous “Hollywood” trainer, D. Wayne Lukas, and the billionaire owner of the San Diego Chargers pro-football team, Eugene Klein. Meanwhile, three fun-loving gamblers, Miami Paul, Dino Mateo, and Big Bernie believed that Winning Colors could be the unlikely female winner of the 1988 Kentucky Derby.

When the gamblers unknowingly place their longshot bet with members of a suspected drug cartel at a racetrack in Tijuana, Mexico, they must figure out how to claim their prize - without getting killed in the process. In a heart-pounding race of their own across the U.S.-Mexico border, the trio come face-to-face with suspected killers, are arrested by the Border Patrol, and fumble their way through the riskiest bet of their lives.

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Publisher
Authority Publishing
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Published on
Jan 13, 2020
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Duration
5h 41m 52s
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ISBN
9781094229140
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Language
English
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Genres
Games & Activities / Gambling / Sports
Sports & Recreation / Animal Sports / Horse Racing
True Crime / Organized Crime
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Eligible for Family Library

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