Preakness Stakes

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Sure Things - By Evan Hammonds

Even though we have a pretty lousy record of selecting winners of the Preakness Stakes (G1), despite its being perhaps the most formful Triple Crown race, there are three “sure things” on the agenda prior... Read More

The Ex Terminator

Did you ever have a recurring dream that you were chasing someone or some thing and just as you were about to catch it you woke up? Well, trainer Keith Desormeaux has had that same dream since last June... Read More

Tapit’s Rising Son

So, just what did we learn about Lani in the Kentucky Derby? Well, even though he finished ninth, we learned he is not the harlequin many thought he was watching his unconventional training methods at... Read More

Viva Canonero! Part Two

(On May 1, I reprinted t he amazing story of Canonero II’s shocking victory in the 1971 Kentucky Derby to celebrate its 45th anniversary , and with Venezuelan connections represented in this year’s Derby... Read More

Jeff, Wayne, and Tabasco Cat

Jeff Lukas walked along the outside rail heading back to the barn following Charismatic’s victory in the 1999 Kentucky Derby. The fans in the grandstand off to his right were still buzzing over the 31... Read More

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