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April 2017 - Posts

Waiting For Arazi

With the recent passing of trainer Lyn Whiting and this year marking the 25th anniversary of Lil E. Tee's victory in the Kentucky Derby, it brought back a flood of memories. Lil E. Tee's stunning score at 16-1 over that year's Cinderella horse Casual Lies was extremely popular in Kentucky because of the always amiable Whiting, a longtime fixture in the Bluegrass, and the legendary Pat Day finally winning his first Derby. But the 1992 Run for the Roses will always be remembered for the phenomenon known as Arazimania.... Read More

Awesome Addition to Old Friends

With Awesome Gem arriving at his new home at Old Friends April 7 I thought it would be an appropriate time to reprint a column I wrote in 2010 on this old warrior and the person whose life he changed.... Read More

John Nerud and the Making of Arrogate

John Nerud's influence can be found in both the male and female family of Arrogate, the sensational Travers, Breeders' Cup Classic, and Pegasus World Cup winner who set off a frenzy of emotion and superlatives with his incredible victory in the Dubai World Cup.... Read More

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