OK, the naysayers have been heard, so we’re all aware that this year’s Triple Crown had little star appeal and slow times, and that this crop of 3-year-olds is mediocre at best. Maybe it will turn out to be a weak crop; maybe it won’t. It’s only June. Following the 1987 Kentucky Derby (gr. I), the consensus...
Before we get started, I must congratulate my boy Giant Oak. If you are a common reader of my blog, you totally understand why =) "Daniel Sullivan, president of the Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation, announced that Giant Oak has been selected its 2009 Horse of the Year and champion...