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Hard Luck Derby Horses over the Past 50 Years

When you think of hard-luck horses in the Derby, the first horse that comes to mind is Native Dancer, who was interfered with early and came up a head short of not only winning the Derby but retiring undefeated. We have had other hard-luck horses in the past 50 years for whatever reason who might have been cost a victory or at least a far better placing. There no doubt are others that I am missing, but here is a list of those who come to mind who had their one chance at Kentucky Derby immortality compromised because of bad luck.... Read More

Defending America

Steve answers the charge concerning the "decline" of the American superstar and the "ascendancy" of the English superstar. ... Read More

Alex Leaves 'Em Gasping

Afleet Alex's escape from certain disaster in the 2005 Preakness was one of the most amazing displays of athleticism and courage ever witnessed.... Read More

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