Hangin' With Haskin

June 2020 - Posts

TV or Not TV

One thing you have to say for racing today, there is plenty of TV coverage, from TVG and MSG to several of the major networks. And the on-air talent comes not only from the broadcasting industry, but from all walks of the sport.... Read More

Remembering the Summer of '69

It was the summer of '69, I was in Saratoga, and my future could wait. What better place to put your life on hold than glorious Saratoga, where the rest of the world seemed so distant and removed?... Read More

Tiz Nobler in the Mind…

There is no doubt people are going take different views of this year’s makeshift Belmont Stakes (G1) when assessing just how impressive Tiz the Law was dominating his field to capture the mile and an eighth event by nearly four lengths.... Read More

Keys to the Belmont Stakes

The field has been drawn for this year's version of the Belmont Stakes (G1), and whether you feel it belongs in the classification of classic race or just another mile and an eighth prep for the Kentucky Derby (G1), there is a great deal intrigue to the race, highlighted by the presence of the top-ranked 3-year-old in the country Tiz the Law. There are several factors regarding the post position draw... Read More

Arrogate the Four-Race Phenom

I had the privilege to visit Arrogate twice at Juddmonte, and there was a magnificence about him that is difficult to put into words. You didn't just see Arrogate, you felt him. Arrogate is gone way too soon. In some ways he will remain an enigma. But most of all he will be remembered as a phenom, unlike anything we have ever seen before.... Read More

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