Breeders' Cup Classic

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Humble Pie

My fellow bloggers, I humbly stand here before you to eat some crow, take the heat, face the music--whichever cliché you want to use that suits such an occasion. So here I am to say, I was wrong: Zenyatta... Read More

Trevor Denman Took a Risk

Courtesy of Becky Johnston By putting an emphasis on Zenyatta throughout the race, Trevor Denman made a perfect pairing of a memorable call with a race that will stand the test of time. Here is what I... Read More

Picks For Saturday BC Races

After a long week of handicapping, here are my Saturday thoughts... Juvenile Turf When considering morning-line favorite Interactif, there are two ways to look at the full field that he is facing: If you... Read More

A Classic in the Making

So you're not a big fan of synthetics, you say? Me neither. The intent was good. Unfortunately, it just didn't work out as planned. I think most of us would agree on this by now. But here's the thing:... Read More

Welcome Home, Alysheba

The day after the 1987 Preakness Stakes, I stopped at a service area on I-95 in Maryland on my way back home from the Preakness and called Jack Van Berg, asking if I could do a feature on him for the Thoroughbred... Read More

Where to Begin

How does one even begin to comment on this year’s wild and crazy Breeders’ Cup? Pro-Ride form, the absence of any injuries, the filly phenomena, the European butt-whipping, Santa Anita, Horse of the Year... Read More

Breeders' Cup Winners of the Past

Courtesy of Becky Johnston Each year when the Breeders' Cup comes around I start thinking about the winners of the past. So I thought I would take a look at my top three races or winners in the seven core... Read More

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