By The Numbers
Get your pastels and mint juleps ready, the hottest horse race of the year is on the horizon.
The mint julep now has some stiff competition.
Did last year's Triple Crown winner inspire greater interest in racing?
Some in Nebraska are pushing for betting machines of 'historical horse races' at thoroughbred race tracks. The machines allow wagering on the outcomes of past races. Critics say they’re basically slot machines and would constitute expanded gambling.