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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 [...]

Wests File Suit

2019-05-15T20:03:55-05:00May 15th, 2019|

  Gary and Mary West did not waste much time filing their appeal of the disqualification of Maximum Security. Subsequent to that appeal being denied the day it was files, the Wests did not hesitate to file a lawsuit. The lawsuit is structured very craftily. It does not focus solely [...]

Even More Derby Drama

2019-05-07T18:51:34-05:00May 7th, 2019|

  Yes, we would love to move on from this year's Kentucky Derby. As we previously stated, the hits just keep on coming. Now owner and breeder of Maximum Security Gary West says he is convinced War of Will fouled his horse and had War of Will finished ahead of [...]

Winning and Losing

2019-05-07T17:46:06-05:00May 7th, 2019|

    Winning and Losing By Peter Lee   Handicapping this year's Derby, with so many horses on equal footing, proved to be difficult. But I had a strategy and chose Maximum Security based on that strategy.   At first, the Derby unfolded just as I had planned it in [...]

More Kentucky Derby Aftermath

2019-05-06T18:08:51-05:00May 6th, 2019|

    The aftermath of the 145th Kentucky Derby mirrors the quote "and the hits just keep on coming." The discussions on social media, radio shows, and even on the news, shows people including industry insiders and experienced horsemen, as well as bettors and fans as divided over the disqualification [...]

Mott, Casse, and Shug Weigh in on Kentucky Derby

2019-05-05T17:23:04-05:00May 5th, 2019|

  We saw one of the most controversial Kentucky Derbies in history. It was a melee of a race with two foul claims and an inquiry. Here is what Bill Mott, Mark Casse, and Shug McGaughey had to say; Bill Mott talks winning the Kentucky Derby: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdZZQ64o8x0&feature=youtu.be More from Bill: [...]

Needing a Do Over

2019-05-05T17:03:20-05:00May 5th, 2019|

    Needing a Do-Over By Kate Richards                                                                The Derby class of 2019 has circled the track and cars carrying saturated julep merrymakers has filed down I-64, grumbling about the results and the weather.  Just about everyone is mad about the final results of this 145th Derby. The eventual [...]

Race Riding or Foul

2019-04-25T11:39:15-05:00April 25th, 2019|

  Race Riding or Foul By: Nick D’Agostino   Race riding is an art. Knowing how far you can push a horse out, or intimidate a rider or his mount without fouling to the point of disqualification is a tightrope the best race riders walk all the time. Do they [...]