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Time to Change BC Friday Format

The Breeders' Cup Filly Friday concept had its flaws from the beginning. The Breeders' Cup has always prided itself as the self-anointed World Thoroughbred Championships, and the ultimate of all the championships is Horse of the Year.... Read More

Haskin’s Derby Report: Arch Gallops…Or Did He Work?

This will be an abbreviated report, as there wasn’t much activity Tuesday morning. There isn't much happening on the track as we await the all-important post position draw tomorrow. No one on the Churchill Downs backstretch could remember a more miserable morning - cold, windy, and rainy. Only a handful of Derby horses were out for a gallop on the sloppy track.... Read More

Ky. Derby Trail: Mucho Gracias

Just when it looked as if form was about to do an about face and leave us with a core of 3-year-olds who like the past couple of years keep beating each other, up popped Much Macho Man, Santiva, and Rogue Romance to boost last year's form by finishing 1,2,3 in Saturday's Risen Star Stakes (gr. II). ... Read More

Big Red on the Big Screen

Part 3 of my Secretariat trilogy is a review of the long-awaited film that opens nationwide on Oct. 8. For those who wish to see the movie with an open mind and not be made aware of its flaws, you can just read the opening and closing graphs.... Read More

Retire Rachel? Why?

It didn't take long for the "Retire Rachel" cries to be heard. I can't really criticize those who believe Rachel's reputation has suffered, and feel each race compromises her legacy. ... Read More

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