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: April 7

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Wow, a ton of awesome horses were born at the tail end of March/April 1… Man o’ War, Secretariat, Drosselmeyer, Wise Dan, I’ll Have Another, Zenyatta… HANDICAPPING BIAS! Darley acquires an interest in Animal Kingdom. Damn, next thing you know …

Racing Beat: March 31

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HAPPY EASTER EVERYPONY! Here’s to hoping I can cash out big-time on post-Easter candy sales this year. I’ll be up early tomorrow anyway. I heard a number of good things about the sale-topping $1.6 million Bernardini colt at Fasig-Tipton last …

Some Dubai Love

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Ok, so I got out of class early today but decided to derp around and nap. The Dubai Super Saturday is tomorrow, and I have elected to say “f–k it” to handicapping because hey, I’m not that great at synthetic …

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 …

The Unforgettable Races of 2012: #10-1

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Continued from the #20-11 best races post, it’s time to hammer out the ten most awesome and memorable races from 2012! Again, a lot of my choices are North American, so you Euro fans and the like take it easy …

Racing Beat: January 6

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To those of you on the social media sphere that follow America’s Best Racing, I’m making my debut in the ABR Notebook this Friday with “My Eleven Months of Union Rags.” Perhaps I can make this a regular thing and …

Ten to Watch in 2013

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Not everyone had a good 2012 due to injury, slow goings, illness, you name it. There’s a whole basket of excuses to keep a good horse off a track, but they’re all done in the name of conserving that talent …

Something That Bugged Me

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Opinion post warning! I wanted to bring up some questions about the NTRA Moment of the Year, which is voted on by racing fans. Here are the choices: Rosie Napravnik becomes the first female jockey to win the Kentucky Oaks, …

Racing Beat: November 18

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I hate how people assume that just because I’m a Zenyatta fan, it must mean I’m one of those blind, incorrigible idiots who think she’s the best racehorse ever and can beat anyone anywhere anytime. Not all of my favorites …