Essential Quality runs like number 1

Juvenile Champ Essential Quality made his three year old debut an impressive one as he powerfully scored in the delayed running of the Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park on February 27. Winning the mile and a sixteenth race by a widening 4 1/2 lengths, this son of Tapit...

Showdown and a superfecta in the Saudi Cup

Question: Who is the best racehorse in the world? Answer: I dunno? Question: How in the world do we figure it out? Answer: Think worldly and start with watching the $20 million Saudi Cup on February 20 Question: How do we cash in on our share of some of that Saudi Cup...

Dream Shake looks to score again

DREAM SHAKE LOOKS TO SCORE AGAIN If you follow the Thoroughbred racing game and don’t know who Hakeem Olajuwon is you might be figuring it out pretty quick. You see, there’s this three-year old colt in the Peter Eurton barn that hopes to score like his namesake. For...

Medina Spirit joins the Baffert Derby Dance

MEDINA SPIRIT JOINS THE BAFFERT DERBY DANCE So here’s a question for you…does Bob Baffert know how to dance?…I think that is open for debate depending on your perspective. If you are talking about the disco lights and techno funk the jury is still out. If you...

All Tree of ’em look fantastic

People make fun of hillbillies for how they talk sometimes, but those damn yankees have a dialect that is also quite humorous. One of my New York born buddies and I have often traded laughs with a play on our particular versions of the English language. After watching...

Looking for that Pegasus double

Saturday marks the fifth running of the Pegasus Cup at Gulfstream Park and the third rendition of the Pegasus Turf. The purse money has been greatly decreased since these races began, but that does not mean we can’t make a dime or two on this event in 2021. Our...