The word this week out of Florida shouldn't be all that surprising considering the bizarre nature of the state's racing regulations and loopholes. Churchill Downs Inc., has obtained a jai alai permit for Calder Racecourse, the racetrack currently being leased to the Stronach Group as Gulfstream Park West.
Why would the owner and operator of the Kentucky Derby want to put on the sport of jai alai?
In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the issue and how it could lead to an opportunity for grand old Hialeah Park.
Watch this week's Friday Show below and share your thoughts.
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