/Tag: Bloodhorse

A Conundrum

2019-03-14T13:27:43-05:00March 14th, 2019|

  Twenty-one (21) fatal breakdowns since December 26th at one meet is a lot by any measure. I'd venture to say that number is too high for it to be coincidental, remaining cognizant that breakdowns are inherent to the sport. Track management has set forth a new set of protocols [...]

Baffert Sums Up the Kentucky Derby

2018-04-26T09:57:30-05:00April 26th, 2018|

In an interview for Bloodhorse by Tom Pedulla trainer Bob Baffert was quoted as saying: "BAFFERT: The Derby is everybody's dream. It is the greatest race that you can be involved in. There is a lot of dreaming that goes on, and sometimes those dreams come true." That pretty much [...]

Those Were The Days

2017-11-30T09:22:36-05:00November 30th, 2017|

It wasn't that long ago the Remsen Stakes at Aqueduct was a major race, and considered a significant stepping stone on the way to the Kentucky Derby. I gave and still gives two year olds the chance to go a mile and an eighth late in the season. This helps [...]