Mo Forza goes yard off the bench in Del Mar Mile

  One of the toughest assignments is coming off the bench and getting thrown into the heat of battle. Producing at any time is tough, but coming in cold, especially in big situations, and getting the job done is really challenging. California has seen a few famous...

Hillbilly breaks down the Bing

The Bing Crosby Stakes at Del Mar is one of the coolest races on the calendar. Now, why would a Jed Clampett worshiping hillbilly turf writer hold this race in such high regard?…It starts with the name. Bing Crosby was a visionary that not only was...

Del Mar season off to a great start

  Off and running for the 82nd   year, the Del Mar Thoroughbred meet has been a hot bed for the sport to say the very least. Located as they tout “just a good chip shot from the Pacific Ocean”, this piece of heaven on earth has enjoyed a dynamic opening two weeks....

Miller Texas bound with loaded guns

                               MILLER TEXAS BOUND WITH LOADED GUNS   If a gunslinger is going to last, he better have some loaded weapons. When the California Kid heads to Lone Star Park on Memorial Day rest assured, he is bringing an arsenal. Peter Miller has been...

Miller barn drinks a little Rocket fuel

MILLER BARN DRINKS A LITTLE ROCKET FUEL   When CZ Rocket powered to victory in the Hot Springs Stakes on March 13, what did it really mean?…For starters, it means his conditioner got to enjoy a hugely satisfying drink of a very high octane beverage. Peter Miller...