Set Your Bets for the Bed of Roses Stakes

The Grade 3 Bed O’ Roses Handicap is run at Belmont Park every June. The $150,000 purse for the seven-furlong race is open only to fillies and mares over the age of four. The race length is limited. The race was first run in 1957 at the Jamaica racetrack, which has since closed, and continued there until 1960. It has […]

Responsible Gambling РThis Is Not a Contradiction 

In 1856, the Act Concerning Lotteries was passed, which clearly prohibited all forms of lotteries in Canada. This Act had a particularly negative impact on the Catholic Church, whose clergy had previously funded their work with lottery winnings for nearly a century. Winning the lottery was one of the few avenues for financial advancement available to poor Irish immigrants.¬† This […]