Before I wrote my May 21 post - A Plea to Iavarone: Let Him Run - I put a call into Mike Iavarone, hoping to get the owner's thoughts on whether or not Big Brown would race after the Belmont. I did not expect a call back, being that Iavarone is in the midst of the craziest time of his life, and is probably...
On May 21, Rick Dutrow Jr. told Blood-Horse reporter Karen Johnson that "the plan is the Belmont, Travers and Breeders' Cup" for Big Brown. If that really is the plan, horse racing just got a tremendous boost. And I think IEAH Stables' Mike Iavarone deserves a ton of credit for making it happen. With...