Helium is a Derby horse on the rise

HELIUM IS A DERBY HORSE ON THE RISE The time is here to think Kentucky Derby. Which horse are you riding?…What’s that…you don’t know who to pick?…Here is one to consider and he might just provide a nice payday should things go his way on May 1. One of the...

Derby prep trifecta is on the table

This Saturday is one of the most magical days in sports. Three races at three different tracks spanning this great nation of ours will provide an opportunity for immortality. With Kentucky Derby qualifying points on the line, runners will be racing towards the first...

Kentucky Derby countdown is on

Known Agenda wins the Florida Derby (photo by Adam Coglianese) KENTUCKY DERBY COUNTDOWN IS ON   When does a hillbilly turf writer think about the Kentucky Derby?…Pretty much all the time. When does the every day sports fan think about the world’s most famous...

What really makes a Hot Rod run ???

                                   WHAT REALLY MAKES A HOT ROD RUN ??? ANALYZING THE LOUISIANA DERBY So what really makes a Hot Rod run fast? Is it the dual line double pumping quadrajet carburetor? Maybe the bored 40 over cylinders with an Edelbrock intake manifold...

O’Neill running his Hot Rod in Louisiana Derby

O’NEILL RUNNING HIS HOT ROD IN LOUISIANA DERBY   One of the keys to a good Hot Rod is of course horsepower. One California based Thoroughbred trainer is hoping his has plenty when it comes to the Louisiana Derby on March 20. Doug O’Neill has white-smoked tires all...