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Carpe diem. Siezing the day

First he lost his job and then his wife said she needed some time away from him, some time away from him while she remained in their house.

Updated: April 19, 2005, 11:57 AM ET
By Jay Cronley | Daily Racing Form

First he lost his job and then his wife said she needed some time away from him, some time away from him while she remained in their house.

So he went to the race track with all the cash he could put his hands on, which was five bucks.

He hit the Daily Double for $127.

He wondered: Could it be?

The very next race he did some $20 Exacta boxes and had the longest shot in the field second on one of them, and was paid $1,280 for his successful effort.

He thought: Could ...

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