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Geo’s Preakness Analysis

2019-05-17T04:49:12-05:00May 17th, 2019|

  Once again our Geo Sette brings us his detailed in depth analysis of this year's Preakness. Geo Sette #READY   The 144th Running Grade 1 Purse $1,5000,000.00 2019 Preakness Stakes Pimlico Race # 13 Saturday May 18th, Est Post Time: 6:48PM   I’m happy to say that [...]

Real Quiet- Indian Charlie

2019-04-29T10:46:06-05:00April 28th, 2019|

  The latest in Mary and Nick's excellent series 'The Other Horse." 1998 – Real Quiet - Indian Charlie By Nick Costa and MaryDixon Reynolds   When Bob Baffert purchased Real Quiet by Quiet American at Keeneland’s yearling sale for Mike Pegram, he described the yearling to Pegram as being [...]

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 [...]

A Santa Anita Experiment

2019-04-06T09:19:15-05:00April 6th, 2019|

  Despite world renowned Hall of Fame riders like Gary Stevens and Mike Smith publicly expressing concerns about riding in a horse race with no whip or riding crop, the CHRB and Stronach Group have decided to try it. On April 12th, 2019 Santa Anita will run without the riders [...]

An Epic Distaff

2019-03-13T19:53:17-05:00March 13th, 2019|

    An Epic Distaff   By Jonathan Stettin       There have been many great horse races that turned into epic battles of heart and will. The 2016 Breeders’ Cup Distaff definitely falls into that category by any standards. This race just was not a test of heart, [...]

Gary Stevens Back to the Media

2019-02-08T06:16:50-05:00February 8th, 2019|

Recently retired hall of fame rider Gary Stevens has joined Fox Sports as an analyst for their horse racing coverage. We all know Gary has a knack for that in addition to his good performance in the movie Seabiscuit. Read more about Gary joining Fox here........

THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS By Nick D’Agostino

2018-12-21T11:52:14-05:00December 21st, 2018|

  The 12 Days of Christmas   By Nick D’Agostino   I was sitting around thinking to myself about all the good the bad and the down-right ugly things we have all endured this year in the Sport of Kings. Seeing how it’s the holidays, I decided to call this [...]

Unbreakable

2018-11-26T19:23:01-05:00November 26th, 2018|

                                “Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination and a hard-to-find alloy called Guts!” (Dan Gable). Hall of Fame race rider Gary Stevens had the guts. But that’s not all [...]

Lukas Does it Yet Again in Risen Star

2018-02-18T10:20:54-05:00February 18th, 2018|

We have seen D. Wayne Lukas do this so may times for so many years in so many big races. He just fools everyone and in this case even Hall of Fame rider Gary Stevens who didn't travel to the Fair Grounds to ride the colt. Lukas sent Bravazo who [...]