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Churchill Downs to Welker, "We want our money back!" UPDATE: Churchill Downs to Welker, "Um . . . our bad."

As we all know, Wes Welker won big at the Kentucky Derby a couple of weekends ago and shared a portion of his winnings with some fans at the track.

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It's reported that Welker won a little over $57,000.00. Good for him, right? Even more cool that he likes to share, right? Wrong! Churchill Downs wants a portion of that money back, stating that they overpaid the winnings by nearly $15,000.00. What is a poor superstar Wide Receiver to do in a situation like this?

My thought is that he keeps the money. If they're dumb enough to overpay, then they have to live with the consequences. Besides, losing $15K isn't going to break the bank of Churchill Downs.

What do you think MHRers?

Update: Churchill Downs now says that Welker can keep the money. Their mistake, all is forgiven . . . but they really hope he comes back to gamble away that money in the future.



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