Tag: Horse Racing

Still Time For Derby Dark Horses

Still Time For Derby Dark Horses

| March 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

As we close in on the milepost of 40 days to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, major players Union Rags, Hansen, Creative Cause and the rest all face major final preps over the next three weeks.

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Look Here – A Real Derby Contender

Look Here – A Real Derby Contender

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Much ground will be covered and analysis offered over the nine weeks leading up to Kentucky Derby 138, but – at least for the moment – we have a serious favorite for the “Run for the Roses.”

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Early Signs Good For The Derby

Early Signs Good For The Derby

| February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 138th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands is just under 80 days away, but the year’s early indicators point to good things.

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Algorithms Is Now Leading On Road To Kentucky Derby

Algorithms Is Now Leading On Road To Kentucky Derby

| February 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

A week ago readers of this corner read about Algorithms, an unbeaten star on the road to Kentucky Derby 138 for an ownership group with strong Louisville connections.

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It’s so long for Indian Charlie, producer of top runners

It’s so long for Indian Charlie, producer of top runners

| December 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Fans of horses and horse racing love the excitement generated by the sport, but in almost all cases the sport/business/wagering enterprise becomes an affair of the heart on some level.

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Gifts for the racing fan who loves to read about great horses and races

Gifts for the racing fan who loves to read about great horses and races

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

While making your Christmas gift list – even as you check it twice – here’s a list of some last-minute holiday gift ideas for Thoroughbred racing fans of every level of enthusiasm.

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Clark is top holiday treat

Clark is top holiday treat

| November 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Browsing through the Web a couple of days ago, I ran across an article that said some scientists think they’ve found something faster than the speed of light.

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Elizabeth McNulty – Beauty Queen at Breeders’ Cup

Elizabeth McNulty – Beauty Queen at Breeders’ Cup

| November 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

Inside the life of former Miss Louisiana Elizabeth McNulty and her connection to the world of horse racing.

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Kentucky Derby Museum

Kentucky Derby Museum

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

There’s only one time of year I look forward to in Louisville. Forget Christmas or Thanksgiving, I long for the first Saturday in May.

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Sean Astin, Actor

Sean Astin, Actor

| October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

He captured the heart of America as the lovable longshot, “Rudy,” and earned iconic status as the hobbit Samwise Gamgee in “Lord of the Rings,” but Sean Astin is also about to seize the affection of horse racing fans with his film “And They’re Off,” set to release Friday, Oct. 28.

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