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Brimo: I'm Coming Back To Win

Just six weeks removed from her fall on October 30 at Keeneland, Julia Brimo is walking and inspiring fellow inpatients at Toronto Rehab's Lyndhurst Centre with her positive spirit and determination.... Read More

Mark Your Calendars Rachel Maniacs

A quick glance down the Asmussen shedrow at New Orleans' Fair Grounds Race Course reveals an even bigger star than Drew Brees, Who dat? None other than the Ragin Cajun, The Queen of Bourbon Street, the Grand Mistress of Mardi Gras...Rachel Alexandra.... Read More

Horses Americans Should Know VII - Sea the Stars

While the US racing world waits for news of where Rachel Alexandra will appear next after another effortless bullet work, European racing fans got a chance to see their all-conquering hero again today when Sea the Stars set a track record at York in the Juddmonte International.... Read More

Boule d'Or - A New Beginning for an Old Friend

Great things can happen when a community comes together. Over the weekend, I was witness to an efficient, generous and well-intentioned quest carried forth by one horse rescuer, one bed-and-breakfast proprietor, one charitable horse owner for one lucky turfer by the name of Boule d'Or.... Read More

A Beautiful Day for a Night Game

It has taken racing about 74 years to discover--and, surely, that's the wrong word--that scheduling races at a time convenient to fans is a way to encourage more of them to come out.... Read More

World Series of Horse Racing?

While checking out some of John Daly's funky golf pants the other day, I started thinking about the Skins Game, a made-for-TV golf event, usually held around Thanksgiving which would bring together that year's hottest names in golf. ... Read More

Opening Day 2009 - Canterbury Park

While the eyes of the horse racing world are turned to the Triple Crown, there are other races to be run and less hallowed tracks than Churchill, Pimlico and Belmont have their meets just beginning. ... Read More

2009 Kentucky Derby Prospects

Courtesy of Rob Fundter, The Amateur Capper AN EMBARRASSMENT OF RICHES: PART 2 – THE UNDERSTUDIES I'm writing this on early Tuesday a.m. Eastern. The defection of G.1 Florida Derby winner QUALITY ROAD is known, narrowing my top prospect list from Part 1 to three: FRIESAN FIRE, I WANT REVENGE , and PIONEEROF THE NILE . Two of these three are the most accomplished with three graded stakes wins in 2009... Read More

Spring Traditions

Courtesy of Lisa Grimm, The Courier-Journal notes that all sixteen 'prominent' horses should make the Derby field this time around; it's a bit ironic that in a year which seems to have a much stronger group of three-year-olds than we have likely seen for some time, we may not hit the maximum field of twenty. It's become something of an annual tradition at Casa Superfecta to question... Read More

Lights On Broadway Prepares to Leave the Track for Greener Pastures

Courtesy of Susan Dalebroux, Post Parade The grooms call him ‘Superpony'. Less than year ago, 2001 Texas Horse of the Year, Lights On Broadway, was purchased off the back of a slaughter truck for $200. And after a few lackluster cheap claiming races, he was acquired by a group of energized horse lovers and shipped off to begin a new career as an off-the-track Thoroughbred, or OTTB, under the excellent... Read More

Wiener dogs and ostriches and dwarves: game's savior?

Fans came out in droves Sunday April 5th for the 9 race card a Golden Gate. 11,462 in paid attendance availed themselves to the popular dollar day promotion, which constituted the biggest on hand crowd since at least 1995 when 11,087 fans took in the presidents day program.... Read More

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