Author Archives: Grindstone

Uncle Mo

Excellent article on the Bloodhorse can be read here. I have been slow to say it because there is so much positive hype around Uncle Mo, but I agree with the writer in the linked Bloodhorse article that Uncle Mo … Continue reading

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Preakness infield will offer bottomless beer mug!

ESPN.com Article This is great news for Baltimore locals, although I find it a bit confusing. If I remember correctly they banned the practice of people bringing their own beer because of the issue with all the drunks in the … Continue reading

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2011 Prep Season – Hold Your Horses!

The Holy Bull will be run this Saturday at Gulfstream Park.  For many, this race marks the start of the Derby Prep season.  And for many, the race brings with it tremendous anticipation. This year’s Holy Bull will be a … Continue reading

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Mute Rudolph – Seriously?

Article on Bloodhorse Magazine This falls in the category of “You gotta be kidding me.” It appears that the owner in this news story does not like TVG announcer Ken Rudolph. I don’t have a problem with that, even though … Continue reading

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Man vs. Machine – E-ponies is top handicapper in Chicago

I don’t often use this blog to self-promote. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever done it. At least not as directly as I’m about to. But something needs to be said. E-ponies.com computer picks are very tough to beat … Continue reading

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Horse of the Year – Eclipse Award

No matter who wins this year’s Horse of the Year honors, the results are guaranteed to set off a storm of second-guessing, bickering and accusations.  The primary reason – in a year of lackluster performances, the three at the top … Continue reading

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