Racing Beat: October 27

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Forever the paranoid type, I wonder when I will feel safe enough to announce my next pony documentary subject, which I will be shooting less than 2 weeks from today. >.> I don’t remember Tito’s being a very remarkable brand …

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: October 13

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More famous siblings that race at Suffolk Downs: Runwayeightyfour, a half to G1 winner Graydar by Mineshaft. New two-year-old to add to your virtual stable: Man Cave, an Ontario-bred who recently broke his maiden at Woodbine. Yes, just for the …

Racing Beat: October 6

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Wow I did good handicapping the Arc! First choice Novellist scratched, but third choice Treve won and second choice Orfevre was second! I also mentioned liking Intello too much to not insert a blip about, and Intello finished third. So …

Racing Beat: September 15

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I’m not dead. Or out of photos. I’ve just been busy or sleeping like a dead, lifeless… rock. It’s officially on like Donkey Kong: I’ll be at Belmont Park on September 28 with a nice fast telephoto lens that I’ll …

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 …

Racing Beat: July 21

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I finally updated the blog’s banner and my about page. It sucked to cross out Nehro’s name as one of my favorite still-living horses… Record-setting Queen’s Plate (CAN-I) winner Strait of Dover has passed due to a twisted colon. Also, …

Racing Beat: July 7

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I’m going to go ahead and say something… Cozmic One kind of got ugly. Awkward yearling phase I hope, like his head just suddenly got big and clunky looking. Jess’s Dream is still very pretty. Baby Z13 is perfect and …

Racing Beat: June 30

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Just WEEKS remain until the opening of the Saratoga meet… squee! A horse named Whomping Willow just ran 2nd at Churchill Downs. Fandom bet for Harry Potter nerds! I’ll wait for one that is named Goblet of Fire… Happy retirement …

Racing Beat: June 23

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The elitists who proclaimed that the Triple Crown preps did an about-face and supported the “old school” when Orb won the Derby don’t have much to complain about when Oxbow took the Preakness– he had one of the best classic …