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Memories of Derby Trails Past

Very often it is not the Kentucky Derby itself that provides the greatest memories as much as the road leading to the Derby. That is the time when hopes and dreams are still alive. And in many cases the... Read More

It's Vino Rosso's Time

Once upon a time there were two young horses frolicking about in the field at Glennwood Farm in Versailles, Ky. They were both the same color, both had excellent parentage, and both were headed to the... Read More

New Mindset for Derby Dozen

Another Derby Dozen draws near and that means the same old formulated thinking and same old logic and same old historical perspectives, with only the names of the horses changing. Uh, not so fast. That... Read More

Big News - By Evan Hammonds

In the winter of 1997, Joe Hirsch began a column in Daily Racing Form: “Pulpit, Pulpit, Pulpit. That’s all people are talking about.” The legendary Turf writer was musing on the buzz in South Florida surrounding... Read More

Hoop Dreams - By Evan Hammonds

The results of the Dec. 8 Starlet Stakes (G1) had been official for little more than three hours when editorial@bloodhorse.com received an email from Lynn Taylor from Laharape, Ill. There was clearly something... Read More

Giving Thanks For Justify

In the days leading up to the 1979 Belmont Stakes, with Spectacular Bid having dominated his opposition in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, if someone had asked you to give thanks that we were... Read More

A Lot at Stake For Accelerate

Accelerate's connections are just focusing for now on winning the Breeders' Cup Classic. But the truth is the 5-year-old is embroiled in a hot rivalry with a horse he has never faced and never will. We... Read More

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