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Arden's Jet Pilot

"Jet Pilot topped off his big day by doing what humans sometimes dream of but rarely try: he kicked an unwary policeman in the seat of the pants."... Read More

The Giant's Fall

Thoroughbred racing coverage takes another hit. Then there is the status of my Derby picks, view updates on them, including my boy Giant Oak. He was not looking real great in LA Derby, and now he is off the trail. Whats the status on your picks following this big weekend of racing? PICTURES... Read More

I Am Watching You.

It is time to watch the 2YOs begin their dash to the First Day in May. So here are some of mine, and tell me who some of yours are... BRAND spanking new photos for the Jockey television series.... Read More

Me Matey's! Arrrrr Won!

Arrrrr wins as Durkin calls on UPDATED NOW watch Arrrrr's win! A special message for Pyro haters following the delightful Jim Dandy Stakes. Perfect Soul has a winner.... Read More

Destination Derby: Day 3 Recap Part 2

Working the red carpet, handicapping and all the sweet turf racing you can handle. Better late than never as Part 1 held my experience with the Derby its' self. Now read of other races and experiences from Oaks and Derby days. ... Read More

Destination Derby: Day 3 Recap Part 1

A recap of the race and all the events involved with the actual race it's self. I was trackside, on the rail for the 134th Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. 1) Big Brown and Eight Belles. Pictures.... Read More

Destination Derby: Day 2

A fun day full of excitement and a whole lot of turf races. I love a good turf race and like to see "turf" sires run well on dirt. Specifically Giant Gizmo. The first race was a huge win. An exacta that paid fifteen bucks on a one dollar boxed really six bucks. The Oaks was amazing to watch on the rail. The ladies just glided on the track like ice skaters. Elegant from beginning to end.... Read More

Crutches for a Handicapper

Read my Derby predictions and picks. $14,000 Superfecta! I am not good at handicapping and need all the help I can get. You need to answer some questions about the Derby...... Read More

This 'Soul' is going to the Derby

I am heading to the Kentucky Derby. This will not be my first trip to Churchill downs since I saw The Police world tour at the track, but it will be my first trip to the Derby, and I will be running around...a lot. Also an update to my Perfect Soul Watch, including chart.... Read More

Crown the King with a Derby

Big Brown better be built to beat the best. This weekend I have seven horses racing from my virtual stable at It is the last chance for a few of my horses to make a convincing move for the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum Brands! Show me the money (so they qualify).... Read More

Roses for a Derby Date

So I took her on a date. We talked a whole lot about the Kentucky Derby and the Triple Crown, because I honestly had a lot of questions and she generally had good answers.... Read More

The Kentucky Derby Likes March Madness

March Madness always grips me each year. As a sports fan, the idea of teams working hard to peak at the prime of the season is awesome. The training, endurance, and camaraderie must fuse into one body, one mind. Lets look at the Road to the Roses 2008 Kentucky Derby Fantasy Challenge.... Read More

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