Friday, May 1, 2009
Well, it just goes to show how much better it is to be a seller than a buyer of petroleum. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai, scraped together enough to spend $1 billion on race-horses. He was also able to eke out a bit more and purchase a 747 airplane to transport them to the Kentucky Derby. A Portland retired high school coach could only afford $15 thousand for his entry.