Walsh hopes to keep luck of the Irish going with Maxfield

              WALSH HOPES TO KEEP LUCK OF THE IRISH GOING WITH MAXFIELD   Ahh yes, the luck of the Irish… is it for real? For one of the hottest Thoroughbred trainers in the racing game today it has been. And he hopes to find more of those lucky charms when he...

Stewart is in with the Soul

  We all chase those moments in life that provide a little something-something. Those that help solidify us in the minds of others, but most importantly, in our own eyes. Validation can be a very satisfying thing. For one Thoroughbred trainer, an aptly named...

Hot run puts Pavel in the Breeders’ Cup

HOT RUN PUTS PAVEL IN THE BREEDERS CUP Sometimes we find out too much thinking can be bad. Keep your brain out of the way and “let nature take its course” can provide a formula for success. Or at least that is how it happened for team Pavel as this impressive...

Pavel wants to be Bucky Dent in the Foster

PAVEL WANTS TO BE BUCKY DENT IN THE FOSTER Here we go testing your memory and exposing our age. If you don’t understand the true essence of sports it is easy to wonder sometimes why. Why do certain folks do certain things. Thoroughbred runner Pavel may cause some to...

Foster night was educational for all

FOSTER NIGHT WAS EDUCATIONAL FOR EVERYONE Class was in session on June 17 at Churchill Downs. Depending upon the student, your lesson plan may have varied. But here are a few things everyone should have written down in the old notepad. 1. Thoroughbred racing is alive...