2017 Kentucky Derby Random Top 10 Generator

Because it’s one of those Kentucky Derby years…

Young and Talented

Young and Talented

While enjoying my customary weekend afternoon of not cashing tickets at Saratoga, I noticed something interesting in my timeline.

Honorable

Honorable

It was a spectacular performance by Honor Code and Liam’s Map, and fans of Tonalist should be relieved that he had the fastest final 1/8th.

Fingerz Crossed

Mr. Z, that lovable, hard-knocking, tail-eating weirdo with a penchant for bolting, might be making a great move.

Did Somebody Mention Rabbits?

Let’s hop in the internet wayback machine for a moment…

Fireworks

Fireworks

Enjoy the show…

An idea whose time has come

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

Fun with Names: Twitter Edition

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…

And now for the sad news…

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…

… and Take Control.

What does a $7.7-million buy-back son of two Horses of the Year have to do get a little attention around here? Like me, you may have been surprised to notice Take Control, the son of A.P. Indy and Azeri, entered in the Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita as he hasn’t raced since last July. What kind of injury did…