The announcement earlier this week that Curlin would not race in 2009 was not a surprise, but the reality of it made me come to one disappointing realization: Other than Zenyatta, there really aren't many top-tier older horses I am looking forward to watching next year. With Big Brown and Curlin now...
Wasn't it just a few weeks ago that we were all complaining about the Breeders' Cup Classic lacking intrigue? Now, if everything falls into place, this might be one of the most highly-anticipated Classics of all-time. Of course, a lot has to be decided between now and Oct. 25, most importantly, whether...