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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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The Blog is Baaaaaack!

Did you miss us?  Good.  We figured that absence would make the heart grow fonder.  Wondering what we have coming up here on the blog?  Mostly the same stuff that was here before. Opinion Guest Bloggers! Just in time for … Continue reading

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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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