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Random Breeders' Cup Thoughts

You think there is a lot riding on Ed Stanco’s decision whether or not to run Princess of Sylmar in the Distaff? If he doesn’t run, she’ll most likely still be the favorite for the Eclipse Award for 3... Read More

Palace Malice Should be Admired

With Palace Malice, it’s not about how fast he is; it’s not about he stacks up in the Breeders’ Cup Classic; and it’s not about where he ranks among the top 3-year-olds. In fact, it’s not even about how... Read More

The Lukas Legend Continues

Wayne Lukas was in his office the morning after Will Take Charge's victory in the 144th Travers Stakes. Watching his every move with attentive and loving eyes was his Australian Shepherd Boomer, whose... Read More

Let's Not Forget the Other Dan

There is no use commenting on Wise Dan and the Breeders’ Cup Classic any longer, although there is one final thought mentioned farther down, merely for the sake of history. But although that door has been... Read More

Life on the Backstretch

The following is a much condensed version of a four-part feature I wrote 22 years ago during my first year as a feature writer. I just came across an old proof of the feature and some of the accompanying... Read More

Monzante's Death a Disgrace

Editor's Note: The Blood-Horse’s editorial policy is to review the content of any blog that addresses a highly sensitive topic or legal issue. Accuracy in our editorial coverage and among our bloggers... Read More

Dry In the Desert

(Originally published in the March 16, 2013 issue, page 34, of The Blood-Horse magazine . ) “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore.” Those were the classic words spewed forth by newscaster... Read More

Power Up Paynter

Once upon a time there were two horses named MC’s Dream and Bradleberry. Both were potential stars, showing great promise from the time they were mere tots. You will find no record of either horse, but... Read More

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