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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

Signs of Spring

By Frank Vespe, That's Amore Stable, LLC Normal people have normal markers for the change of seasons. They might observe spring, for example, by the first buds, bravely sneaking up through the soil; the... Read More

Attracting the Fan

By Teresa Genaro Racing faces the daunting task of marketing an identical product to two disparate audiences: the gambler and the fan. Racing can't exist without the former, and it shouldn't exist without... Read More

Q & A With Larry Jones

Now that the Triple Crown run is over and more than five weeks have passed since the Eight Belles tragedy, I thought it would be a good time to pick the brain of Larry Jones. Thought of by many as not... Read More

Servis Stays Classy

If you haven't seen the latest comments from Rick Dutrow Jr. regarding Smarty Jones and what he feels was questionable training by John Servis leading up to the 2004 Belmont Stakes, here they are: "I think... Read More

Goal in Sight for Big Brown

By Tom Pedulla , USA TODAY BALTIMORE — For the seventh time in 12 years, a 3-year-old Thoroughbred will take unwavering aim at one of the most difficult feats in sports when undefeated Big Brown advances... Read More

The Polls Are In!

The final results of the poll are in! Surprisingly, Point Given won by a large margin, garnering more than 30% of the votes. I was a bit surprised, not that you guys voted him the winner, but that he won... Read More

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