Santa Anita is instituting a new house rule on whipping but claims they don’t have a problem. Is that true? We investigate (look at a few replays… )

Let’s review how women are portrayed in the current national promotion for Thoroughbred horse racing on television.

When asking a question on Twitter leaves a bitter taste.

If you’re a fan and supporter of female jockeys (and female filmmakers!) you will be interested to know that there’s a great looking documentary film that you can help make happen.

Sometimes the right idea just needs the right timing, and person, to convince others.

Exacta-mundo has been rehomed from Tumblr in hopes of facilitating slightly more posting in 2014. Please don’t get your hopes up! But please do make note of the new url.

In the era of gigantic marketing expenditures in pursuit of the young people, it’s good to know that we already have some. AND, what’s most notable to me, is the ever-growing legion of young women who step-up to put their opinions, thoughts and work out there.

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been enjoying the names of a few of this evening’s winners. Mr Num Num (Northern Afleet – Missy Monarch) wins an allowance at Hawthorne. http://t.co/cZT1D7B7OF — BH Race Results (@BH_RaceResults) November 23, 2013 Twitter Pie wins an allowance optional claiming at Golden Gate Fields. http://t.co/LJaBHney7j — BH Race Results (@BH_RaceResults) November 23, 2013…

It’s not all doom and gloom around here you know. I’m not ALWAYS being mean (or condescending!). In fact, despite not getting my winning exacta in in the Classic I’m in a good mood. Count me as one of the people who found this year’s Breeders’ Cup to be highly enjoyable despite a few unfortunate turns of events. So, here…

A few weeks ago we mentioned that Take Control, the son of A.P. Indy and Azeri formerly named Vallenzeri, was back from outer space and entered in the Grade 1 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita. We mentioned it primarily because no one else seemed to be. He ran last in that race and broke down while training this morning…