Keirin – the wild cycling event with a massive gambling market

Keirin racers speed around the track

In the second of our “Unusual Sports” series, we take a look at Keirin – a cycle race that can sometimes resemble a bar brawl.

We take a look at the history of the sport, and examine the size of the betting market attached to it. We also look at the future direction of the sport, and how that may affect the landscape from a sports betting perspective.