Early morning racing? Gambling really has gone to the dogs
Excesses of under-regulated gambling industry a ticking time-bomb for society
Greyhounds in action at Shelbourne Park. The bet’s the thing, which is why dogs in Kilkenny can be a market in Kolkata. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho
Who gets their sporting jollies watching greyhound racing at half-eight in the morning?
Presumably not a section of society preoccupied with their five-a-day, although that could be just lazy stereotyping. But whoever they are, they’re out there, and they’re gambling.