Exaggerator Hopes for More in Belmont Stakes

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His sire won the Preakness and was a too-good-to-lose second to filly Rags to Riches in the 2007 Belmont Stakes. With Curlin already possessing one Belmont winner from his first crop– the talented Palace Malice– as well as a third …

Nyquist Ready to Roll in the 141st Preakness

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For the second straight year, we’ve got a promising Kentucky Derby winner heading to Baltimore with a darkening forecast. Will it rain? Probably, at least enough to make the track “good,” but that won’t be a problem for most of …

Rematch Royale in the Preakness

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(Photo courtesy of Reuters) It may not be my favorite leg of the Triple Crown series, but the Preakness Stakes (I) is often one of the most interesting races of the three, pitting new shooters who didn’t make the Derby …

Back to Belmont!

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Today was a great day as I graduated from college (along with at least a couple other horse racing Tumblr kids!)  I was already mad excited for the Belmont Stakes card, but with a Triple Crown now on the line …

Chrome Heavily Favored in Preakness

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(Photo by Eclipse Sportswire/Alex Evers) The hero heading into– and out of– the Kentucky Derby returns as expected to Old Hilltop at Pimlico for the 140th Preakness Stakes. Shiver me timbers, could we expect a Triple Crown run this year? …

GHR Turns 3, Other Updates

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Hi everyone! Thanks to everyone who stayed and read on for the Kentucky Derby analyses as well as welcome to all the new followers! I hope you like what you’ve seen so far! I’ve been so freakin’ busy with school …

C’mon Oxbow!

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Twitter can be unexpectedly useful at times, especially since I am far more fond of conversing with strangers rather than people I see every day. One semi-new follower and racing fan sent me a recent picture his friend took of …