In the Whitney all Knicks did was Go

    As we all know, sometimes big sporting events can feature some big disappointments. The Whitney Stakes at Saratoga on August 7 was NOT one of those events. Featuring as talented a five horse field as you will find on a day not called the Breeders’ Cup or a Triple...

Whitney looks better than a barbecue sandwich

WHITNEY LOOKS BETTER THAN A BARBECUE SANDWICH   So what makes a good barbecue sandwich?…Well of course it is all those tasty ingredients. The Whitney Stakes at Saratoga on August 7 has plenty to offer any hungry horse racing fan. A grade 1 race that is flat...

Who is faster…Gamine or Knicks Go ???

The excellent weekend of Thoroughbred racing over the July 4 extended weekend was spectacular. However, it did leave a hillbilly turf writer pondering about a couple of ponies. A pair of scorching scores by two of the fleetest with four feet was cause for a little...

Can Knicks make a Go of it ???

As runners prepare for the $300,000 Cornhusker Handicap at Prarie Meadows on Friday, July 2, there is a big ole question mark surrounding the top dog in the hunt…Will we see the super Knicks Go we saw back in January in the Pegasus Cup, or that Clark Kent...

Showdown and a superfecta in the Saudi Cup

Question: Who is the best racehorse in the world? Answer: I dunno? Question: How in the world do we figure it out? Answer: Think worldly and start with watching the $20 million Saudi Cup on February 20 Question: How do we cash in on our share of some of that Saudi Cup...