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.

The Long Wait is Over

California’s new whipping rules are finally in effect.

Did Somebody Mention Rabbits?

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

Fireworks

Fireworks

Enjoy the show…

Just Three Times, Thanks

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… )

Freshness was not a factor

While perusing the Preakness PPs last week something jumped out at me. It was the amount of lines per each entrant… they were kind of long! Govenor Charlie was the only Preakness entrant with the lightly raced profile of three races and Departing was next with five. Here, see for yourself. In a conversation with the Railbird (where I noted…