All blog posts tagged "curlin"

Debunking the Myths

The Europeans whipped our butts in the Breeders’ Cup and are superior to American horses: Winning 5 of 14 races does not constitute a butt-whipping. Granted, winning five of the 10 races in which they... Read More

Horse of the Year Follies

So, will it be Curlin or Zenyatta for Horse of the Year? That is the question everyone – fans, writers, horsemen – either seem to be asking or are adamant about one way or the other. Obviously, a case... Read More

Where to Begin

How does one even begin to comment on this year’s wild and crazy Breeders’ Cup? Pro-Ride form, the absence of any injuries, the filly phenomena, the European butt-whipping, Santa Anita, Horse of the Year... Read More

Saturday Picks, Part 2

Juvenile Turf Take your pick. Morning-line favorite Bittel Road and second choice Coronet of a Baron have a slight edge on paper, but this is a wide-open contest. Bittel Road, trained by Todd Pletcher... Read More

Must Win for Curlin

By Alan Mann , Left at the Gate I know that Patrick would like to see Curlin disappear . That seems like wishful thinking to me. I believe that Curlin will win the Classic. Actually, he has to win. Forget... Read More

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