Can a California-bred win the Kentucky Derby again?

         CAN A CALIFORNIA-BRED WIN THE KENTUCKY DERBY AGAIN? Is it too early to start asking questions about the Kentucky Derby?… I think the answer is an emphatic “it’s never too early to ask about the Kentucky Derby”. A recent stakes race in the Golden State...

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...

The Hillbilly Horse Awards

THE HILLBILLY HORSE AWARDS The Eclipse Awards are of course the cream of the Thoroughbred recognition crop. Prior to that envelope opening, let’s unveil the Hillbilly Horse Awards for what was a super 2016. Now what does a hillbilly know more about… horse racing or...

Chrome’s last California race was simple

CHROME’S FINAL CALIFORNIA RACE WAS SIMPLE Time always lends perspective. As the calendar of life turns before my very eyes its becomes more and more evident. Sometimes we might wonder “why” when something is going down, but then later we understand. With the days...