Beyond the Blinkers posts tagged "Untapable"

Kentucky Oaks/Derby iPhoto Essay 2014

This year's Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks have come and gone, but the memories will always remain. Following is a pictorial essay of some of my favorite scenes throughout the week leading up to both races. I hope you enjoy! Did you attend this year's Kentucky Derby? If so, what were some of your favorite moments? Stay tuned next week for an exciting giveaway on the blog! Early morning on the Churchill... Read More

Untapable Schools in the Paddock

Yesterday, on April 29, I had the opportunity to watch Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) morning line favorite Untapable have a schooling session in the Churchill Downs paddock. The daughter of Tapit acted cool, calm, and professional as she stood in the schooling stall, and was then led around the paddock walking ring under the watch of trainer Steve Asmussen. Untapable walks around the Churchill Downs... Read More

Kentucky Oaks Name Game: 2014 Edition

It's time for my annual Kentucky Oaks name blog! I cover the Kentucky Oaks for the magazine, so for the last five years, I have researched the meanings behind the names of several of Oaks-bound fillies. Read some of my past entries here , here , and here . Whenever I make a "hunch bet," it's usually about 80-90% based on the horse's name. How much do name meanings weigh on your handicapping? These... Read More

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