Category: Horse Sense

Derby Candidates Emerging From Unusual Locales

Derby Candidates Emerging From Unusual Locales

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

When any enterprise has been around as long as Thoroughbred racing or the soon-to-be 140-year-old Kentucky Derby, history is going to generate a few adages, aphorisms and a good amount of conventional wisdom as part of its culture. After decades of following racing and its biggest event, this one has emerged as my favorite; “You [...]

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60 and Counting: Big Derby Question Yet to Be Answered

60 and Counting: Big Derby Question Yet to Be Answered

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Another milepost on the journey to the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands is now visible only with a backward glance.

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Intense Holiday Could Lead Locals To Derby

Intense Holiday Could Lead Locals To Derby

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The “Road to the Kentucky Derby” points race that will determine eligibility for the horses that compete in the upcoming 135th running of America’s Greatest Race ratcheted up the intensity level last week with the first of the year’s Championship Series races in which the winner earns 50 points.

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New On-Track Voice of Churchill, Getting a Close Look at Derby Hopes

New On-Track Voice of Churchill, Getting a Close Look at Derby Hopes

| February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Thoroughbred gets only one shot to win the Kentucky Derby.

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Fitting Farewell For A Kentucky Favorite

Fitting Farewell For A Kentucky Favorite

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

In a business in which happy endings are far from guaranteed, Sunday afternoon was a time for smiles.

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Outbreak of Kentucky Derby Fever Evident

Outbreak of Kentucky Derby Fever Evident

| February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The symptoms are unmistakable and impossible to miss. They are popping up everywhere.

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Prince Shares Big Day With Derby Royalty

Prince Shares Big Day With Derby Royalty

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

An important early weekend on the journey to Kentucky Derby 140 saw a rising Prince share the spotlight with reigning Run for the Roses royalty.

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Rising 3-Year-Olds Offer Hope For 2014

Rising 3-Year-Olds Offer Hope For 2014

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last weekend’s Eclipse Awards ceremonies at Florida’s Gulfstream Park yielded few surprises and its entertainment high points – acceptance speeches by 81-year-old Willis Horton and 78-year-old training legend and four-time Kentucky Derby winner D.

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Encore Due For Wise Dan In Racing’s Oscars

Encore Due For Wise Dan In Racing’s Oscars

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the Golden Globes and another big night for Louisville’s Jennifer Lawrence just behind us, the awards season is underway and Thoroughbred racing’s Eclipse Awards.

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Eclipse Award Honors For Local Connections

Eclipse Award Honors For Local Connections

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The announcement of the winners of Thoroughbred Racing’s Eclipse Awards for 2013 is not far down the road.

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