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...

A Quick Clark Look-See

A QUICK CLARK LOOK-SEE What’s better than my Great Granny’s white bread stuffing…well… probably nothing…but the Clark Handicap is pretty dog gone close. This half-million dollar drive over the Churchill Downs dirt on the Friday after Thanksgiving has long been a...

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...

Seeking the Soul a fitting winner in the Clark

SEEKING THE SOUL A FITTING CLARK WINNER As usual, the omens of horse racing were present at Churchill Downs in the 143rd running of the Clark Handicap. The grade 1 half million dollar race gives me another chance to stand on my Thoroughbred racing soap box. For about...

Clark offers big chances…again

CLARK OFFERS BIG CHANCES…AGAIN The Clark Handicap on November 24 will offer up some big opportunities in several different ways. But those familiar with the event know that is nothing new. Since 1875, the Clark has been run at Churchill Downs as the centerpiece of...