Pavel ready to step up to the plate…again

PAVEL READY TO STEP UP TO THE PLATE…AGAIN The Pacific Classic is one of those races that Golden State horsemen point towards every year. A grade 1 event that is the richest race on the normal California calendar, this mile and a quarter drive over the Del Mar dirt has...

Del Mar Memories volume 2: Goldencents was golden

DEL MAR MEMORIES VOLUME 2: GOLDENCENTS WAS GOLDEN So the year is 2014 and I have had time to understand the greatness of the Seaside Oval. This was the third trip and I was still singing my spin-off of a Hank Junior song. If heaven ain’t a lot like Del Mar…I don’t...

Hot run puts Pavel in the Breeders’ Cup

HOT RUN PUTS PAVEL IN THE BREEDERS CUP Sometimes we find out too much thinking can be bad. Keep your brain out of the way and “let nature take its course” can provide a formula for success. Or at least that is how it happened for team Pavel as this impressive...

Pavel wants to be Bucky Dent in the Foster

PAVEL WANTS TO BE BUCKY DENT IN THE FOSTER Here we go testing your memory and exposing our age. If you don’t understand the true essence of sports it is easy to wonder sometimes why. Why do certain folks do certain things. Thoroughbred runner Pavel may cause some to...