Somehow, in horse racing, the show still goes on
by John Cherwa for the LA Times
LOS ANGELES — Even the smartest people sometimes get their wisdom from strange places. Take Jon White, a horse racing encyclopedia who doubles as the morning-line oddsmaker at Santa Anita.
White cites a 1975 television episode of the “The Odd Couple,” a show based on a Neil Simon play about a sportswriter/gambler named Oscar and his…