The Horse Race Insider is a privately owned magazine. All copyrights reserved. “Bet with your head, not over it.”

The Conscience of Thoroughbred Racing


By Marc Lawrence, — As keyed-up as we are each year with the start of a new college football season, imagine for a moment the anxiety running through the players on each team.

It’s been a long time between drinks of water from the end of the season last year to the start of a new one this year.

And it’s an especially anxious time for those teams who capped off a winning campaign that earned a season-ending bowl bid. Eager they are to get back on the gridiron, that’s for sure.

It’s even more so for teams who laid a big egg in a bowl game. We call these guys RED-FACED BOWLERS.

What we are looking to do with these embarrassed beyond-all-recognition teams is to –

PLAY ON any college football team in
its season-opening game if they lost s
traight-up as a bowl favorite of
-7 or more points last season.

San Diego State qualified as a play – and won – in this role last week.

There are two more qualifying teams on this weekend’s college football card. They are identified in this week’s PLAYBOOK Football Newsletter.

Click here to download your copy now – you’ll be glad you did

Facebook Share
Twitter Share
LinkedIn Share

⚠ Before you comment

Our staff likes nothing better than to engage with the HRI Faithful and provide a forum for interaction on horseracing and sports. In that spirit, please be kind and reasonable; keep the language clean, and the tone civil. Comments from those who cannot comply will be deleted. Thank you.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *