Galilean looks Glorious

The December 16 King Glorious Stakes at Los Alamitos may have given us a glimpse of another West coast Kentucky Derby contender. Galilean was very impressive in navigating his away around the track a widening nine lengths ahead of the competition in this two-turn mile...

McKinzie has something to prove in Malibu

MCKINZIE HAS SOMETHING TO PROVE IN MALIBU The spirit of competition is truly a powerful thing. What drives one to do what they do in certain situations? Life is a constant proving ground to some and that is what drives them. That is certainly the case for one...

Kentucky Downs enjoys another big year

KENTUCKY DOWNS ENJOYS ANOTHER “BIG” YEAR As we prepare to close the books on 2018, it is only fitting we shine a little light on the spectacular things that happened at that “country” race track that sits just across the state line. When traveling up I-65 north headed...

What the Fric??!!

WHAT THE FRIC??!! The 144th running of the Clark Handicap was a stirring renewal of one of the Fall’s most historic races. Contested beneath the twin spires at the iconic Churchill Downs, this grade 1 event features a half-million dollar purse and the big money...

Seeking the Soul Right for the Clark

SEEKING THE SOUL RIGHT FOR THE CLARK There comes a time in everyone’s life when they try and find themselves. For some it comes early, for others it is down the road a bit. One aptly named Thoroughbred is hoping November 23 will be another one of those affirming...

Breeders’ Cup never a bear and that’s no bull

BREEDERS’ CUP NEVER A BEAR AND THAT’S NO BULL If you are looking for a little financial advice perhaps you should forget about Merrill Lynch and focus on your friendly handicapper. After all, the history of the Breeders’ Cup tells us opportunities to earn are in...