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...

Unique Bella belongs at the Breeders Cup

UNIQUE BELLA BELONGS IN THE BREEDERS’ CUP One of the biggest sporting events in the world is without question the Breeders’ Cup. A gathering of “the best of the best” in every division of Thoroughbred racing, the Cup is the place to be for all the “big” horses. That’s...

What Pennsylvania Derby Day tells us

Another magnificent day of Thoroughbred racing has told us a couple of things about the national scope of the sport. The three-year old male showcase at PARX made things as clear as the Mississippi River in that division. With Connect winning the Pennsylvania Derby...