Of the four racing team, the Reds and the Blues are the eldest. Yet, despite their long pedigree, both have fallen upon hard times. The Reds have had an even worse time of it than the Blues, though, and the Reds have become the dregs of the coliseum: penniless, hopeless, a laughingstock. In the end, they have come so far down that they will do anything to get back up. Anything – including bribery, cheating, and foul play.