Keeneland has me making like B.B. King

KEENELAND HAS ME MAKING LIKE B.B. KING This was supposed to be the opening week of the Spring meet at Keeneland Race Course. Due to a virus it will not happen and frankly that has me feeling sick. Now this is not going to be another one of those sappy columns that...

Tiz The Law could be a Derby rule breaker

TIZ THE LAW COULD BE A DERBY RULE BREAKER Make no mistake, these are some different times we are in right now. The dominating Florida Derby win by Tiz The Law however, might have been the norm considering the past two decades of the Kentucky Derby. For many years...

B.C. scores the late pick 3 at the Fairgrounds

B.C. SCORES THE LATE PICK 3 AT FAIRGROUNDS For those that don’t know, the pick three is where you select the winner in three consecutive races. Not as easy as it sounds, but an achievable feat for the pony prognosticators. Usually there is some strategy involved and...

2020 Thoroughbred Campaign going to be a curveball

2020 THOROUGHBRED CAMPAIGN GOING TO BE A CURVE BALL We don’t have to go into detail as to why this year has suddenly become one that will be remembered forever. Adversity is part of life, how are you going to deal with it, that’s the real question. Because of track...

Virus makes for an extended Fever

What does all this Corona virus stuff really mean?…After an announcement from Churchill Downs, it means that case of Derby Fever is gonna last about 4 more months! With all due respect to those stricken, let’s use our lemons to make lemonade. The Kentucky...

Serengeti Empress reigns with a royal run at Oaklawn

THE EMPRESS REIGNS WITH A ROYAL RUN AT OAKLAWN For those who are curious as to just how good Serengeti Empress is…take a look at her latest run in the Azeri Stakes on March 14. Coming in to this grade 2 mile and a sixteenth jaunt over the Arkansas dirt at Oaklawn...