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Revisiting Jim French...Again

It has become a rite of spring in this column that every three years I reprint, re-live, and re-energize the amazing story of Jim French. To those who have read it once or even twice, you are excused,... Read More

The Battle Within the Battle

We’re all aware by now that Game On Dude controls his fate when it comes to Horse of the Year. It’s pretty simple: win the Breeders’ Cup Classic and you are Horse of the Year. Even a good second could... Read More

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 28 years ago during my first year as a feature writer for DRF. I reprinted a shortened version of it six years ago, but several... 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

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