Open Barn Visit Schedule

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Now that it is JANUARY (big loud wooooo!), it is officially time to start ushering in those open barn invites in New York. Yes they’re for breeders, and no I’m not one, but I will be definitely attending a few …

Sword Dancer Day: A Photo Blog

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The photo blogs continue with a bit of a throwback as I continue crunching through the knee-deep archival stuff from the Saratoga 2014 meet.  They may not be the most thrilling to watch, taking place at least two fences between …

Racing Beat: October 20

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More Suffolk Downs sibling royalty! Jo Jo is a half to graded stakes-placed gelding Setsuko, who is best known as one of Game On Dude’s most fierce rivals and a habitual runner-up in the biggest G1 races out west. Dullahan …

Racing Beat: September 1

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I’m sad to report that this blog will be affected by the Tumblr epidemic known as backtoschoolitis as of September 5. I promise I’ll get vaccinated for next year. Yeah, sure, the Jockey Club Gold Cup will be a great …

Racing Beat: August 26

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GAME ON DUDEEEEEEEEEEEEE! What was that again about not being able to get 10 furlongs or do poly? As some of you know, I work nights in a hospital and I was weirdly delighted to come across bottles of furosemide …

Fort Larned Aims to Repeat in Whitney Handicap

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A match-up of some of the best handicap horses in the country, the Whitney Invitational (I) looks strong once again this year with returning champ and Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Fort Larned leading the fray with Classic runner-up Mucho Macho …

Racing Beat: April 21

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I’ve been kind of dead on updating this week, I realize and apologize. Let’s hope my academic hustlin’ will pay off in the form of a sexy GPA and won’t get in the way of my choosing a Derby winner. …

Racing Beat: February 10

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I wonder if Europe is obsessing hard over Goldikova’s baby boy as much as people here are obsessing over Rachel’s and Zenyatta’s. One out of these three doing badass would be a pleasing percentage. Proof Frankel’s baby brother is going …