Thoroughbred

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Justify: A Triple Crown Tainted?

2019-09-13T12:56:02-05:00September 12th, 2019|

Justify: A Triple Crown Tainted? By Nick D'Agostino     In light of the recent developments or perhaps allegation being the more accurate word, The Triple Crown of Justify will likely be forever tainted. This is unfortunate for the Sport of Kings because at this point we do not know [...]

Keeneland Fall 2019 Yearling Sale Book 1

2019-09-08T19:20:04-05:00September 8th, 2019|

The Keeneland Fall 2019 Yearling Sale: Book 1 By Kaitlin Free     The annual Keeneland September Yearling Sale is finally once again upon us. Arguably the finest yearling sale on the planet, the best of the best come together in hopes of finding the next great one. Often but [...]

I Have The Horse

2019-08-30T11:19:00-05:00August 30th, 2019|

I Have the (Horse) Book Right Here By Mike Valiante I have been reading handicapping books since I began betting in the 1970’s and I am often asked by  individuals that would consider themselves at a beginner or intermediate level of handicapping which books they should read. For me the [...]

A Way of Life

2019-09-01T11:53:51-05:00August 28th, 2019|

  Georgina Baxter: A way of Life By Ben Baugh   A woman whose pedigree suggested a life with horses, wasn’t encouraged to pursue what she was predestined for, but instead followed the course of her calling with a fierce passion, a palpable love that’s as charming as the smile [...]

Saving Racing

2019-04-17T11:56:51-05:00April 17th, 2019|

    Clint Goodrich is not exactly a household name in the horse racing world, but he might be someday. Clint is an experienced and extremely passionate horseman, who is well versed and very opinionated about the current demise of our sport. Goodrich claims he can fix horse racing and [...]

Russian Roulette

2019-03-26T10:37:45-05:00March 26th, 2019|

  Racing Plays Russian Roulette A morning line by Mike Valiante. Be forewarned. This piece is not advocating any particular solution to racings current problems because to be frank I do not claim to be that wise.  I am a gambler and fan with some expertise in business marketing so [...]

Unfulfilled Potential

2019-03-11T10:50:34-05:00March 11th, 2019|

  Unfilled potential: 7 horses who were injured before greatness By Peter Lee   The latest controversy surrounding the deaths of 21 horses at Santa Anita reminds us how fragile horses can be.   A typical Thoroughbred weighs about 1,100 pounds, and running at 40 miles per hour, a horse [...]