HILLBILLY HORSE AWARDS FOR 2018

HILLBILLY HORSE AWARDS FOR 2018

We have once again circled the sun successfully and that means…it’s time for the Hillbilly Horse Awards. As a studious hillbilly horseracing enthusiast, we want to bring a little attention to some of the top performers this past year. Now, we understand some may think...
Kentucky Derby 144 post position and M/L

Kentucky Derby 144 post position and M/L

When the horses spring from the starting gate for the 2018 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve, anything can happen. View the post postions for the 144th Kentucky Derby below. GET THE STATS ON EACH POSITION 1. FIRENZE FIRE Trainer: Jason Servis Jockey: Paco...

HILLBILLY HORSE AWARDS FOR 2017

The Eclipse Awards are of course the cream of the Thoroughbred awards crop. But before we see what’s in the big envelope, let’s take a look at some ciphering by a hillbilly turf writer. How did we add up the points in each respective category?…That’s why we...
MCKINZIE SAW IT IN THE SHAM STAKES

MCKINZIE SAW IT IN THE SHAM STAKES

Anybody that saw the 2018 Sham Stakes at Santa Anita on January 6 laid eyes on a Kentucky Derby contender. And that contender saw another level of excellence. Racing without blinkers for the first time in his young career, McKinzie was ultra-impressive in winning the...