Today I learned of a horse named Sergeant Reckless, who was purchased by the Marines as a pack horse in a division where she would sleep on cold nights, and was known for her willingness to eat nearly anything, including scrambled eggs, beer, Coca-Cola and, once, about $30 worth of poker chips en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ser…
Poker is illegal in Alabama because its a chance game, yet horse/dog races are legal because they're skill games. pokerwebsites.com/alabama…
In 1977, Stu Ungar was bet $100,000 by Bob Stupak, an owner and designer of casinos, that he could not count down a six-deck shoe and determine what the final card in the shoe was. Ungar won the bet en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stu…
"drongo" comes from a horse that came last in every race it took part in. en.wiktionary.org/wiki/dr…

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