Oliver Lewis

A bet on Necker Island to win the Kentucky Derby may appear the triumph of optimism over sense. Especially, perhaps, to those who regularly bet on sports in the US. It’s a 100/1 shot. That means the bookies like Bovada feel it has very little chance of winning. It probably doesn’t. Unfortunately, in this climate of crisis, however, it may not even get the chance to run. Rather unusually, there are pressures upon it, via its owner, to withdraw from the race. 2020 strikes again.     ... read more