Christian Holmes:          Staying the trip – a view into horse racing’s future Christian Holmes:          Staying the trip – a view into horse racing’s future
Christian Holmes is a sports writer with a passion for sports betting and playing the horses. His Twitter followers know him as the “proprietor... Christian Holmes:          Staying the trip – a view into horse racing’s future

Christian Holmes is a sports writer with a passion for sports betting and playing the horses. His Twitter followers know him as the “proprietor of the #BetOfTheDay tweet” and the host of “A Word” sports betting podcast. He also lends his hand as an editor for Last Word on Hockey. Here’s another fun fact: Holmes has a keen eye for writing powerful and thought-provoking stories like his lifelong love affair with hockey. It ought to be mentioned that this specific story was published in TSN Hockey Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie’s and sports writer Jim Lang’s book Everyday Hockey Heroes: Inspirational Stories On and Off the Ice.

If you want to stay in touch with Christian’s work and get his #BetOfTheDay, be sure to follow him on Twitter @HolmesyWrites.

For any and all business inquires, you can reach Christian via email at holmesywrites@gmail.com

Christian’s thesis project

It is a common trend in the world today to worry about the future, especially for those in the horse racing industry. Long ago, horse racing prided itself on being America’s first favourite pastime before baseball, football, and all the rest. Now, the times are a’changing. In some places throughout North America, horse racing is ceasing to exist. With growing concerns about the safety and profitability of the sport, some experts worry that horse racing will not survive into the next generation. Is this concern valid? Join journalist Christian Holmes as he speaks to industry leaders and followers of the sport to this question and many more in his piece Staying the trip: A view into horse racing’s future.

Siobhan Moore

Humber journalism professor/thesis faculty advisor

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