Economy of Luck

Year 2009

Creator Aubrey White

Contributor Catherine Lovell

Story type Writing

Town Scarborough

County Cumberland


For nearly 60 years the Scarborough Downs has been home to southern Maine's horse racing tradition, but it has begun to show its age as modern gambling becomes more popular. Aubrey White speaks to Mike Sweeney, the track's announcer, about lower attendance and how the sport has dwindled from a full time investment to a part time hobby.

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