All blog posts tagged "preakness"

Alex Leaves 'Em Gasping

The day before the 130th Preakness Stakes (gr. I), jockey Jeremy Rose said of Afleet Alex, "This horse will run over broken glass if I ask him to." Several weeks earlier at Churchill Downs, Liz Scott,... Read More

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A short Breeders' Cup story: Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt Stopping to talk with Jerry O'Connell about the Breeders' Cup Classic. I asked Jerry "Having any luck today?" as he responded "no not really" and we... Read More


The beautiful horses we love so much have definitely helped us out this year. With a deep void in our pockets due to the economy, these athletes have lifted our spirits. As horse racing did back in the... Read More

One For the Ages

Moments after watching Rachel Alexandra hold off Mine That Bird to become the first filly to win the Preakness in 85 years, the first thing that came to my mind was, "What a great day for horse racing... Read More

1989 Preakness Remembered

Courtesy of Becky Johnston Now on to better memories May 21, 1989 was the date and the best Preakness many of us have ever seen. Easy Goer, the darling of the east, the reigning two-year-old champion had... Read More

Calvin Borel on The Tonight Show

I stayed up to watch The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and was glad to see Leno interview Borel. The interview touched on Borels days at the bush tracks and has some fun insight into how Borel got started... Read More

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