Experience pays off for Smith and McKinzie

EXPERIENCE PAYS FOR SMITH AND MCKINZIE Knowing what you got is always good and having the guts to trust your stuff can yield great things. When you have the confidence to make a chancy call and it works it can be legendary. When Mike Smith guided three-time grade 1...

The Empress was crowned at the Kentucky Oaks

THE EMPRESS WAS CROWNED AT THE OAKS There are times in our life when we are able to see some greatness. That time is the here and now for Thoroughbred trainer Tom Amoss, but it almost wasn’t. A veteran of the game that has done one thing or another in the Thoroughbred...

Kentucky Derby 145 rundown

KENTUCKY DERBY 145 RUNDOWN The Kentucky Derby is the longest running sporting event held at the same venue in United States history. This sport has been around longer than your mother-in-law at a dinner party. Let’s get a quick thought on the 20 horses making a run at...

Kentucky Oaks picks and pans

KENTUCKY OAKS PICKS AND PANS Like we touched upon on the front page, girls really rule the world. Because of that very fact, we are going to offer a little preview and a few thoughts on the 145th running of the most famous race for three-year old fillies. The Kentucky...

Time for an Oaks Lilly

TIME FOR AN OAKS LILLY The Kentucky Derby is without question the world’s most famous Thoroughbred race. This marks the 145th consecutive year for the Run for the Roses and every one has come at that iconic oval in Louisville, Kentucky known as Churchill Downs. One...