The fastest racehorse on record is Winning Brew. She was a 2-year-old thoroughbred filly in 2008 when she set the record at the Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Penn. Winning Brew covered a 1/4-mile track in just under 21 seconds, reaching a top speed of nearly 44 mph.
Winning Brew was trained by Francis Vitale. Her jockey for the race in which she broke the record was Joanne McDaid. Despite her record-breaking run, Winning Brew does not have a particularly distinguished racing record. She placed in only two of the seven total races she ran, and was retired in 2009.Learn More
Four-card poker is a relatively new variant of three-card poker that is played in casinos. Aside from the obvious difference in number of cards, the player is allowed to raise up to three times his ante.Full Answer >
The most commonly drawn lottery numbers vary depending on which lottery game in question. In the Powerball drawing, the most common number drawn as of September 2014 was the number eight, which was chosen in 11.95 percent of the drawings since Jan. 18, 2012.Full Answer >
Calculating horse racing odds involves figuring out the betting odds ? or payout for your money ? and the chance you have of winning. It requires knowing, and correctly using, the information presented on the toteboard. You also need to know the "take" at your track. The rest is simple mathematics.Full Answer >
Street dice, or street craps, is played by having a shooter and betters; before the shooter rolls the dice, bets are placed on whether the shooter will roll a number two times in a row without rolling a seven or an 11. There is one main better and the other players are also able to place wagers on the shooter.Full Answer >