Tag Archives: baghdad equestrian club
- Car bombs, kidnaps and the Koran, but Iraqis keep on gambling
May 30, 2010
During the height of the sectarian bloodshed in a few years ago, one racetrack employee was kidnapped, a car bomb blew up near the entrance and several horse owners were forced to flee the country, but regardless of the troubles, and the fact that the Koran forbids gambling, horseracing is...
- Gambling on the ponies bridges Iraq’s sectarian divide
April 20, 2010
We all watched in horror as sectarian violence swept across Iraq in the wake of the 2003 U.S. invasion. Even today, it's still not uncommon to read headlines of a Sunni bomb going off in a Shia neighborhood, or vice versa. But at the Baghdad Equestrian Club, one local resident...
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