Nyquist…Is he Strong Enough?

Kentucky Derby champion Nyquist will toe the track once again when he goes to post for the Pennsylvania Derby on September 24. After opening his career with 8 consecutive wins, this son of Uncle Mo has lost his last two races (Preakness 3rd, Haskell 4th). Perhaps...

Exaggerator is what’s right with racing

EXAGGERATOR IS WHAT’S RIGHT WITH RACING When Exaggerator rolled to the biggest win of his career in the 141st running of the Preakness, it reminded us all just how tough this Triple Crown stuff is. Is it bad that we will not be running for the Crown in the Belmont?...

Nyquist leading Team O’Neill to post

NYQUIST LEADING TEAM O’NEILL TO POST When the entrants for 141st running of the Preakness head to the paddock area for saddling on May 21, there may be a bit of a role reversal involving the post time favorite. He will be leading his team instead of the other way...

Nyquist is bad to the bone

  So here I am at one of my favorite places doing one of my favorite things. Sitting by the concrete pond, listening to some tunes and thinking ponies is one of my things. It has been said many times, the omens of horse racing are one of the more powerful things in my...