Below are the most recent articles from ESPN.com's Bill Finley.07/19/2005
Finley: Was Wygod wrong? You bet
ESPN.com's Bill Finley believes the betting public has a right to know what it's wagering on.
Finley: 'Silent' goes for 17th straight
The undefeated Silent Witness will vie for his 17th straight win Sunday in the Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup at Sha Tin in Hong Kong.
Finley: Steinbrenner eyes a new championship
Nearly six months before Steinbrenner won his first World Series, The Boss ran his first horse in the Kentucky Derby.
Finley: Against The Odds
A new book by jockey Jerry Bailey and USA Today's Tom Pedulla sheads some light on an interesting life.
Finley: Godolphin's Derby dreams
This is Year Seven of Godolphin Racing's quest to win the Kentucky
Derby and it's already obvious the seventh try will be no different
than the six that have come before it.
Finley: New rules for Hall of Fame
Thanks to new rules put into place for this year's election procedure, it will be harder to get into the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame. That's good news.
Finley: Back to 'normal' for Mullins?
Trainer Jeff Mullins' punishment is over. His horses no longer have to go to the detention barn 24 hours before a race. Will his winning ways return?
Finley: The road less traveled?
Every Kentucky Derby winner but one since '47 has had at least three races as a 3-year-old prior to the Derby. Yet, several trainers seem to be trying to reinvent the wheel this year.
Finley: Dime store wagering
Sam Houston is the first thoroughbred operation in the country to offer 10 cent wagers on superfectas.
Finley: The drug issue
Does horse racing really want to end the use of illegal drugs? Bill Finley can't wait to find out.
Finley: Cajun Pepper hot stuff?
His name is Cajun Pepper and he comes from the most humble beginnings a racehorse could have. And yet he's on the Road to the Roses with an undefeated record.
Finley: Rebate shops give back plenty to sport
The recent New York-based money-laundering scandal has caused a backlash against rebate shops. But are they really the culprits?
Finley: A trip back in time
Despite modern progresses, Bill Finley finds that at Oaklawn Park live racing (thankfully) still matters.
Finley: Sport needs to get serious about drugs
What made A One Rocket run so unbelievably fast in a Dec. 18, 2003 race
Finley: Only $2M? Derby should be worth more
Don't get Bill wrong, two million bucks is a lot of money. But shouldn't the Run for the Roses be worth just a little more green?
Finley: King of the handicappers?
Russ Harris figures he's picked more than 30,000 winners in his career, and he's shared every one of them.