‘Thanks to That $600 With Zim’: How Joe Torre Got Hooked on Horse Racing

by | 08.19.2014 | 12:28pm
Joe Torre and Bernie Schiappa lead in Game On Dude into the winner's circle. Game On Dude will spend his retirement at Old Friends in KY.

Baseball great Joe Torre not only has been a fan of horse racing for many years, he also has been actively involved as an owner, most notably of the multiple Grade 1 winner, Game On Dude.

In a recent article for Sports Illustrated and the Breeders' Cup, Torre writes about his love of the sport, and how, if it hadn't been for going in on a few wagers with fellow manager-player Don Zimmer many years ago, he might not have caught the horse racing ‘bug'.

Read more in Sports Illustrated

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