Greyhound tracks in Iowa are hurting, which worries breeders
Jon Stidham breeds and raises greyhounds in a 30-dog kennel in McClelland, Iowa. The dog track at Bluffs Run helps keep him in business.
Posted: Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 am
COUNCIL BLUFFS — Most afternoons you can find Meyer “Mickey” Coren in front of a simulcast TV at Bluffs Run, sipping Diet Coke from a plastic cup, smoking a cigar as dogs scramble around the track outside.
He usually bets $100, mostly on simulcast dog races but also on the greyhounds that race here every afternoon except Mondays.
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Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 am.