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24 Years and Counting!

The shiver of anticipation during the playing of "My Old Kentucky Home" as the horses parade onto the track at Churchill Downs, the roar of the cheering crowd, and the horses' pounding hooves as they turn... Read More

Derby May Care

Your task is simple. I want your Overall pick for the WINNER of the Kentucky Derby 136 and tell me why. Then I want who will be second and third. Finally, who is your sentimental pick for the race, unless... Read More

A 'Giant' Triple Crown Question

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... Read More

Triple Crown HD

If you have not read Steve Haskin's Derby Dozen for this week, be sure to do so. Why you ask? Because his number one pick is a MaidenWatch horse (by Saint Liam) and he is trained by Bruce Levine, I am... Read More

Opportunity is a knock'n'...AND LOUD

It is like the ingredients are mixed right to cook a sweet Red Velvet cake (my favorite), but we need the chef to bake it correctly or a bitter taste could replace a delicious opportunity. If the Thoroughbred... Read More

In the Heat of the Night

Why in the world has racing not been doing this longer?! That is my first and foremost thought on this experience. http://www.churchilldowns.com/downs-after-dark Churchill asked visitors to vote on whether... Read More

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