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Woolley Gives MNR the Bird

By Ralph the Cat The Bird should arrive at MNR around noon on Friday. Woolley gave the Bird his final work at Churchill Downs Monday morning, an impressive 4f work in 48.4. The gelding galloped out 5F in a titillating … Continue reading

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Kentucky Derby: Wide Open?

By Ralph the Cat Those who think the Derby can only be won by 4 of the 20 entries are sniffing paint again.  Well, it was a group of 5 contenders, but just moments ago I Want Revenge was scratched, so now the experts have it … Continue reading

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My Biggest Wager of All

by Ralph the Cat So, the experts say horse racing is dying, last year they decided the breed was dying too.  Well, since I’m no expert, I figured I’d waste a few minutes of my life suggesting a few things for … Continue reading

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Beyer Figures: Ambiguous

By Ralph the Cat  We all strive to be successful handicappers.  I have to laugh each time I hear these peculiar handicappers say “handicapping is an art” or “handicapping is a science”.  I often think they’re just trying to get … Continue reading

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Beyer vs. Dutrow

By Ralph the Cat Both men have earned great success in our sport, but both appear to be at a war with words.  It’s hard to look like a fool when you’re up against Richard Dutrow, but Andrew Beyer manages … Continue reading

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