THOUSAND WORDS EASILY SUMMARIZED AFTER FUTURITY

THOUSAND WORDS EASILY SUMMARIZED AFTER FUTURITY

Tis the season to be jolly…especially if you think you have a Kentucky Derby contender! As 2019 comes to a close, dreams of the 2020 Run for the Roses are running rampant in the barns of those blessed with a talented two-year old. When the calendar turns on January 1,...

Casse Conditions a Perfect Storm

CASSE CONDITIONS A PERFECT STORM What exactly is the definition of a perfect storm? Is it a powerful thunder boomer that blows in at dusty dark and helps you sleep better? Maybe it’s a blanketing snow storm that starts in the wee hours and allows you to awaken to a...

Persistence Pays Off for Tom’s d’Etat in Clark

PERSISTANCE PAYS OFF FOR TOM’S D’ETAT IN CLARK If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, again. At least that’s what they used to say. For one particular Thoroughbred, that old adage paid off in a big way on November 29. Tom’s d’Etat is a veteran runner that has...

Clark looks like a Thanksgiving plate…Loaded!

CLARK LOOKS LIKE A THANKSGIVING PLATE…LOADED ! This is the time of year when a person can enjoy lots of good food. Whether it’s Aunt Hattie Mae’s buttermilk pie or Cousin Joe Bob’s fried turkey, we all like to have a big plate that offers plenty. For those that are...
HIGH VELOCITY…. HOPE OR HYPE ???

HIGH VELOCITY…. HOPE OR HYPE ???

Did the Bob Hope Stakes on November 16 provide us with a glimpse of a real Kentucky Derby contender? At this stage I think the answer is…a big maybe! Just to clarify, we are not riding the fence on this, we are just being real. The 2020 Kentucky Derby is a loooooong...

35th Breeders’ Cup full of highlights

35TH BREEDERS’ CUP FULL OF HIGHLIGHTS The 35th running of the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita Park on November 1 and 2 was once again a showcase for the magnificence encompassed in the game. But of course that is what we have come to expect as these “World Championships...