Steve Haskin's Look Back at the Decade
The Blood-Horse challenged senior correspondent Steve Haskin to fill in
the blanks on several “best of” lists for the decade of 2000-2009.
While several of them appear in the Dec. 26/Jan. 2 combined issue of
the magazine (mailing on Dec. 29), there wasn’t space for them all.
the coming days until the end of the year, all of Steve’s lists will be
posted here with readers of BloodHorse.com encouraged to comment.
Best Losing Performances in a Breeders’ Cup or Triple Crown race
Due to a major mix-up,
Presious Passion's 2009 Breeders' Cup Turf should have been No. 1 on this
list, but was regrettably ommitted.
Point Given - 2000 BC Juvenile
Edge - 2004 Kentucky
Honest Lady - 2000 BC Sprint
Xtra Heat - 2001 BC Sprint
Octave - 2007 BC
12/21/09 - Most Physically Impressive Horses
12/22/09 - Most Memorable Triple Crown Performances
12/23/09 - Most Memorable Breeders' Cup Performances
12/26/09 - Greatest Training Achievements