Tag: Brethren

There’s nothing like a horse who is a top Derby candidate for the health of his team

There’s nothing like a horse who is a top Derby candidate for the health of his team

| March 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

The impressive victory by Soldat in Gulstream Park’s Fountain of Youth placed the rapidly improving colt on the short list of major contenders for the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands.

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Asher’s 100-day rule: time to rate Derby horses

Asher’s 100-day rule: time to rate Derby horses

| January 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

My rule of thumb for preparation for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands at Churchill Downs is this: when the countdown hits 100 days, it’s like the Derby is tomorrow.

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Fall memories of a special meet

Fall memories of a special meet

| December 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

The swiftness of the passing of the Churchill Downs Fall Meet is always a surprise, even to those who have spent a large chunk of their lives around the home of the Kentucky Derby.

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