Big Brown

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Derby Picks

Well, we are finally here. Time to make Derby selections. Considering the inconsistency of many of the top 3-year-olds, inexperience of some of the contenders (mainly Big Brown), and trying to decipher... Read More

Destination Derby: Day 1

I made the trip to Louisville safely and awoke at 4:30am to prep my self for the track with my partners in media crime. The track was very busy, dare I say swamped today. Everyone seemed to be in high... Read More

Why Post 20 Isn't All That Bad

By Alan Mann , NYTimes.com The fact that Big Brown will break from post 20 doesn’t change my perception of his chances in the Derby. Richard Dutrow Jr. is putting his colt out there for all to see. No... Read More

Crutches for a Handicapper

My first experience with advising a friend on how to bet held glory and shame all in one. I had been working here at Blood-Horse for several months when the Keeneland 2007 fall meet started. I had been... Read More

Kentucky Derby Contest

Okay, so what's the point of having a Triple Crown blog if you don't have a Kentucky Derby contest? There is none. This one is very simple. Pick your top four horses, in order. Whoever gets the most points... Read More

Crown the King with a Derby

This weekend I have seven horses racing from my virtual stable at www.roadtotheroses.com. It is the last chance for a few of my horses to make a convincing move for the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum... Read More

Don't Crown Big Brown Just Yet

Like everybody else who watched the Florida Derby, my initial reaction to the dominating performance of Big Brown was, "Wow!" Several factors made the five-length victory so impressive: A) The fact that... Read More

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