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 [...]
“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 [...]
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 [...]
Gary Stevens has announced he will be riding at the upcoming Oaklawn meet. He will also try and keep select mounts at Santa Anita. Alan Garcia will also be wintering there for the first time. Read more about Gary Stevens here.....
Gary Stevens flew to maryland to work Royal Mo for The Preakness, and things started off splendidly with a nice work but ended bad with an injury to the promising colt. Read about Royal Mo's misfortune here....
I realize I'm in the minority here, and that it is likely never going to happen, but I agree with both Gary Stevens and Mike Smith. That puts me in pretty good company minority and all. I've written several times and have been quoted as saying I prefer the 14 [...]
By Jonathan Stettin Timing is everything I always say. So much of The Sport of Kings involves time and timing. It seemed like a lot longer than 14 days, for Gary Stevens to add another chapter to his Encore, of what is one of the greatest comeback feats in professional [...]
By Jonathan Stettin There is no wrong coast to be on this weekend in The Sport of Kings. Both coasts offer championship caliber horse racing with some of our best and most popular equine stars competing. We’ll see last year’s Kentucky Derby winner, this year’s early Kentucky Derby favorite, and [...]