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Arden's Jet Pilot

The other day, I was channel surfing and came across an interesting title on KET - the Kentucky Public Broadcasting Television Network. The show was Powder and Glory about Elizabeth Arden . I then asked... Read More

The Giant's Fall

Thoroughbred racing coverage takes another hit. As sport giant ESPN has decided to cut its coverage of the Kentucky Oaks (gr.I) on Friday May 1, with its primary three networks, and opted for Bravo. I... Read More

I Am Watching You.

Here is a list of a couple new horses I am watching for the coming new year, thus some are derby projections. At the top of the list is none other than Scooby Dubai . You all know by now how much names... Read More

Staying in Touch

Being in the industry for a year and a half now, there is one thing I know. We need to engage younger people and bring in more fans to this wonderful sport. Though I feel the Breeders' Cup fell short in... Read More

Me Matey's! Arrrrr Won!

A few posts ago we discussed various race track announcers, and I specifically pointed out Mr. Tom Durkin and described the joy of watching him call Arrrrr's races especially. Well, with Durkin's exciting... Read More

Destination Derby: Day 3 Recap Part 2

Sorry about the delay, but it has been busy since the crew and I returned from Derby Day. To read part 1 and catch up with my Derby experiences from the rail, during the Derby race, and to read about my... Read More

Destination Derby: Day 2

A fun day full of excitement and a whole lot of turf races. I love a good turf race and like to see "turf" sires run well on dirt. Specifically Giant Gizmo. I called that horse with a gut feeling, and... Read More

Crutches for a Handicapper

My first experience with advising a friend on how to bet held glory and shame all in one. I had been working here at Blood-Horse for several months when the Keeneland 2007 fall meet started. I had been... Read More

This 'Soul' is going to the Derby

I am heading to the Kentucky Derby. This will not be my first trip to Churchill downs since I saw The Police world tour at the track, but it will be my first trip to the Derby, and I will be running around... Read More

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