Calhoun has a good one…By My Standards

CALHOUN HAS A GOOD ONE…BY MY STANDARDS So, you read the headline and wonder “what’s the definition of good by a hillbilly turf writer’s standards”? For that matter, does a hillbilly turf writer even have standards? The answer to those questions are yes, the bar may be...

Mind Your Biscuits is Classic bound

The all-time leading money winner for New York-breds ($4,279,566), Mind Your Biscuits is headed to the Breeders’ Cup Classic for his next start. Biscuits has made most of his bread in sprint races, but is prepared to jump into the Classic division. “We...

Baffert has another other three-year old

BAFFERT HAS ANOTHER OTHER THREE-YEAR OLD So here we are in the fall of another Thoroughbred season and guess what…Bob Baffert has a top notch three-year old. So what’s the real news here? Once again the end of the year may see that “other” three-year old catapult to...

Arrogate makes for some head scratchin”

ARROGATE MAKES FOR SOME HEAD SCRATCHIN’ Time is usually always good at lending perspective. When we think back, a little more light is usually shed. That absolutely can be the case with athletics as sometimes we do not realize what we just saw until long after it is...

Baffert has a great year…again

BAFFERT HAS A GREAT YEAR…AGAIN Some things change in the world as the calendar turns while others remain the same. Like sands through the hour glass…these are the days of our lives. Oh let’s cut the philosophy and get to the point. As 2016 comes to a close let’s...