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Let the Good Times Roll

Smarty Jones 2004 Undefeated Smarty Jones became a fan favorite when he won the Derby. That was a great day for racing, but, the weather was less than ideal. It was all about keeping your cameras as dry... Read More

Greatest Training Achievements

Steve Haskin's Look Back at the Decade Editors of The Blood-Horse challenged senior correspondent Steve Haskin to fill in the blanks on several “best of” lists for the decade of 2000-2009. While several... Read More

Today is Yesterday's Tomorrow

So it has been a while since I actually wrote words down as a blog. How is everyone? History is the key word for the past month. The time frame has held a lot of graded stakes, some amazing performances... Read More

Haskell Invitational Winners

As Rachel Alexandra prepares to take on the boys in the Haskell Invitational, we look back at the history of the race by ranking these previous winners: writeRanker("http://i.bloodhorse.com/xml/ranking... Read More

Rachel vs. Zenyatta? Dream On

Over the last two days we have learned that Zenyatta is likely not leaving California and Rachel Alexandra won't be going to California. Great, isn't it? The two most popular horses in training this year... Read More

The Derby Road Most Traveled

Courtesy of Becky Johnston Over the last 25 years, Kentucky Derby winners have finished their last prep race with an average placing of 1.96 (if you factor in Alysheba’s finish before his subsequent disqualifcation... Read More

Is Dunkirk the Real Deal?

The Florida Derby is this weekend, which means we are starting to hit the home stretch. After this weekend and next, which gives us the Illinois Derby, Wood Memorial and Santa Anita Derby, we will finally... Read More

Spotting a Derby Winner

Courtesy of Becky Johnston The last twenty years should bring these things to mind when you handicap the Kentucky Derby 1) Did the horse run his best race in winning his last prep or did he run good enough... Read More

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