Eclipse Choices, However Some Aren’t Popular

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I’m not a voter–unfortunately– but the popular thing to do among followers of racing who don’t get to vote is talk about who we would vote for if we had the distinction. Tonight’s Eclipse Awards strongly favor certain horses in …

Breeders’ Cup Classic Profile #3: Game On Dude

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Basics: (Awesome Again x Worldly Pleasure, by Devil His Due) Trainer: Bob Baffert (Silver Charm, Lookin at Lucky, Point Given) Jockey: Mike Smith Owned by: Diamond Pride LLC, Lanni Family Trust, Mercedes Stable LLC and Schiappa, B. Career Record: 27:15-5-1 …

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 …

Breeders’ Cup Early Likes

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While I don’t think we’ll have a complete picture of what horses to really favor for the Breeders’ Cup until October, it was around this time last year that I had a good grasp on who I already liked for …

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 …

Some words about Fort Larned

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Fort Larned opening up on Whitney Day 2013 As you may have noticed, I was hesitant to remove Fort Larned as this blog’s avatar. Originally, I planned to change it as soon as I found my Derby horse, but that …

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. …

Weekend Stake Tip: All About Vyjack

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I didn’t bet yet again this weekend (I seem to like doing other things/homework on Saturdays and by Sunday I’m like “eh”), which I suppose was a good thing. The Gotham (III) yet again didn’t go my way as Escapefromreality …