play the ponies

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play the ponies

 and play the horses
to wager on horse races. I used to play the ponies every afteroon during the summer. Then Iran out of money.
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Goya's print displays five elderly men performing a strange bullfight: Two of them act as the picadors, sitting on two others who play the horses, while the fifth plays the bull, teased with a lance by the so-called picadors.
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The soccer legend isn't even content to just play the horses but fills in the gaps in races by turning his attention to the slot machines.
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I really don't play the horses although I own a couple.
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