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Iroquois Stakes 2014; a Give or Take Kentucky Derby Prep Race

September 4, 2014 |

Iroquois Stakes 2014; a Give or Take Kentucky Derby Prep Race: The Iroquois Stakes has been a two-year-old race for colts and geldings since 1982. Acting as, possibly, the first stakes race these babies will see, the Iroquois is usually ripe for upset, due to the wide-open ability of two-year-olds. (see Iroquois Stakes Posts & Odds […]

Recent History Shows the Pocahontas-Kentucky Oaks Double Unlikely

September 4, 2014 |

Recent History Shows the Pocahontas-Kentucky Oaks Double Unlikely: The $200,000 Pocahontas Stakes is on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the lovely Churchill Downs. The race is a grade three race for 2-year-old fillies, and is used as a points race, but, only if more than 14 fillies are entered in May. The nine two-year-old fillies entered […]

Looking for Talent in Book 1 at Keeneland September Sales

September 3, 2014 |

Looking for Talent in Book 1 at Keeneland September Sales: The Keeneland September Sales is one of the biggest in the country, with this year cataloging over 4,000 yearlings to be sold. Combing through this catalog was not easy process! I spent countless hours, hovering over a computer, with a pencil and paper, and Microsoft Excel […]

Get to Know: New Grade One winner, Itsmyluckyday

September 2, 2014 |

Get to Know: New Grade One winner, Itsmyluckyday: When I say “Grade One” winner, we can think of multiple horses, but there is a new horse to add to your list. His name is Itsmyluckyday, and his lucky day was on Saturday, August 30, 2014 when he finally got the well-deserved grade one win he […]

Stallion Feature; “The Iron Horse” Giant’s Causeway

September 1, 2014 |

Stallion Feature; “The Iron Horse” Giant’s Causeway: “Here comes Giant’s Causeway for Ireland on the outside! They are coming into the final furlong! Tiznow, tough as nails! Giant’s Causeway on the outside! Giant’s Causeway and Tiznow, battling head to head. A heart pounding, pulsating, stretch drive! And Tiznow prevails! Tiznow prevails! Tiznow has won it […]

A Fan Looks Back on Tom Durkin’s 10 Best Race Calls

August 31, 2014 |

A Fan Looks Back on Tom Durkin’s 10 Best Race Calls: Legendary Tom Durkin made his final call today, Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Saratoga Race Course. If you are new to horse racing, you may have no idea who this article is about. I am here to list my favorite calls from the legendary career of […]

Stallion Feature; Lemon Drop Kid is No Lemon of a Stallion

August 27, 2014 |

Stallion Feature; Lemon Drop Kid is No Lemon of a Stallion: Let’s go back for a moment, to the wonderful year of 1999 and the early livelihood of the Triple Crown races. Does anyone know who won the 1999 Triple Crown races? I do! I may have only been five-years-old in 1999 (showing my youngness) […]

Wise Dan; Somewhat of an Oddity in Horse Racing

August 27, 2014 |

Wise Dan; Somewhat of an Oddity in Horse Racing: Horse racing is such a rush. You all know about the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, the Belmont, the Breeders’ Cup, and possibly some other big name races, but what horses can you name? California Chrome? Is that all? This sport is fast! We see horses come […]

Get to Know the 2014 Travers Winner V.E. Day

August 24, 2014 |

Get to Know the 2014 Travers Winner V.E. Day: V.E. Day is our newest grades stakes winner! Winning the Travers (G1) on Saturday, August 23, 2014 in upsetting fashion, he stole the victory from his stable mate, Wicked Strong. I am positive his trainer would not have entered him had he thought he did not […]

Speightstown a “Good Value Sire” for All

August 20, 2014 |

Speightstown a “Good Value Sire” for All: If you follow this Stallion Feature series of mine, you will already have read about the top three sires on the General sires list, thus far in the year. If we follow my pattern, the number four stallion should be next. If you all follow the list, you should […]