Johnny Longden

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Majestic Prince: A Preakness to Remember

2019-05-16T19:20:30-05:00May 16th, 2019|

    50 Years Ago: A Preakness to Remember By Peter Lee The 1969 Preakness Stakes had it all - a thrilling stretch run, a claim of interference, and 22 long minutes of waiting before fans, jockeys, trainers and owners found out who was the winner. Sound familiar? Fifty years [...]

The Right Call

2019-04-23T08:54:51-05:00April 23rd, 2019|

  We know Derbies, especially the Kentucky Derby. Join us for our live interactive Kentucky Derby webinar. We'll cover the Derby, and the stakes in the late Pick 4. Maybe more, not less! Join here...... Be Ready With Us   The Right Call By Kaitlin Free   Each [...]

Shut Out

2019-04-06T16:43:47-05:00April 6th, 2019|

  1942 – Shut Out – Devil Diver By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds   For the 1942 Kentucky Derby, jockey Eddie Arcaro had the choice of riding Devil Diver or Shut Out, two outstanding runners owned by Greentree Stable and trained by John Gaver. Arcaro selected Devil Diver [...]

A Prince Becomes A King by Nick Costa

2019-01-29T20:32:34-05:00January 28th, 2019|

    1969 Kentucky Derby: A Prince Becomes A King By Nick Costa The year 1969 closed out a volatile decade full of upheaval and hostility, but the year was also a high-water mark for cultural change here in the U.S. that appeared to get underway five years earlier when [...]