Winning Colors

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RIP Randy Romero

2019-08-29T11:08:10-05:00August 29th, 2019|

Hall of Fame jockey Randy Romero's decades-long battle with multiple severe health issues ended around midnight Aug. 28 when the Louisiana native passed. He was 61. Romero had been battled a series of health issues going back to 1983, when a near-fatal sauna explosion at Oaklawn Park burned over 60% [...]

When the Lady Became the Champ

2019-04-26T17:16:06-05:00April 26th, 2019|

  Kentucky Derby Memories:  When the Lady Became the Champ By Geo Sette Our Man Geo   "The dynamic Filly Genuine Risk emerges victorious in the 1980 Kentucky Derby!" I remember it like yesterday. Sure I was living life at the tender age of 17, but as a [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]