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Dragnet (2006) represents an acknowledgement of the betting shop as a location in which the activities of betting and gambling on horse racing constitute what Greenwood terms as a ‘writerly practice’.

Aspects of ritualistic behaviour, decision making, the habitual and notions of chance accompany and foreground this
‘writerly practice’ which draws on a systematic evaluation of information that is reproduced concurrently across the U.K
on any given day.
Greenwood has written through and around a typical example of the betting shop display sheet, utilising betting slips
written and presented to him by the public and the outcomes of each race in order to generate a textual work that
explores relationships between past and present, mediated and the immediate.


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