I wrote a monthly column for Sports Northwest Magazine in 2008 and 2009. Here are four of my favorite stories from that time.
“The Big Payout”
I’m still amazed that Longacres was shut down in 1992, then for three years there was no live horse racing in the Seattle area, then in 1996 it returned. The survival of the sport here through that time is nothing short of a miracle. Ron Crockett is the face of that miracle.