Rombauer’s Preakness Romp makes McCarthy smile

ROMBAUER’S PREAKNESS ROMP MAKES MCCARTHY SMILE   Thoroughbred trainer Michael McCarthy is no stranger when it comes to walking to the winner’s circle. Forgive him if he looks more like a Chesire cat these days as one of his recent trips  to those hallowed grounds was...

Rombauer gets his Preak on

ROMBAUER GETS HIS PREAK ON   Now that the 146th running of the Preakness Stakes is in the books…what have we learned? First and foremost, the only predictable thing on days like this is unpredictability. Like the first leg of the Triple Crown series (Medina Spirit,...

Preakness 146 Picks and Pans

PREAKNESS 146 PICKS AND PANS   After the shakeout of another historic Kentucky Derby there is perhaps a little head scratching going on. Regardless of what happened May 1, we are now off to the Preakness. Of course, the folks in Maryland say the reason they run the...

And then there was Swiss Skydiver

AND THEN THERE WAS SWISS SKYDIVER We all know that 2020 has been just a little bit different in many ways. Considering all that, was it really a huge surprise when Swiss Skydiver won the 145th running of the Preakness? Throughout this glorious Thoroughbred season,...

2020 Preakness picks and pans

2020 PREAKNESS PICKS AND PANS It’s the first Saturday in October and we are talking Preakness…that’s right, it’s October and we be getting our Preak on!!! In what has been a completely topsy-turvy year, the delayed 145th running of this Triple Crown race will take...