/Tag: Blinkers

1995 Thunder Gulch

2019-04-21T16:32:13-05:00April 21st, 2019|

  Here is the latest installment in Nick Costa's and Mary Dixon Reynolds' series on "the other horse" in the Kentucky Derby.   1995 -Thunder Gulch – Serena’s Song/Timber Country By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds   Under blue skies with a temperature of 75 degrees, the 1995 Kentucky [...]

Omaha Beach takes Arkansas Derby

2019-04-14T05:21:22-05:00April 14th, 2019|

   Mike Smith and Omaha Beach held off a late challenge from Improbable to take the Grade 1, $1 million Arkansas Derby on Saturday at Oaklawn Park. One Flew South, at odds of 61/1, took early control through a 1/4 mile of 23.03, but Omaha Beach and Smith inherited the [...]

No Joke, He’s Wearing Blinkers

2017-04-29T08:56:01-05:00April 29th, 2017|

Chad Brown is adding blinkers to Practical Joke's arsenal for The Kentucky Derby. It may seem odd to make an equipment change off a good race, and more so going into The Kentucky Derby, but Chad learned from the best and is one of the best. I wouldn't question it [...]