Racing Beat: July 14

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Sounds like the DRF is going to be not-free anymore. Out of all the handicapping sites you could possibly pay for, I would highly recommend against it. Hell, I recommend against using it while it’s still free! Happy 78th birthday …

Racing Beat: January 27

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I will dress up as Dayatthespa when I visit tracks should I get money in time! Now to find chestnut clothes… Every winner of an Eclipse Award raced at least once in New York last year except for I’ll Have …

Presenting the Hat Rack Awards!

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Instead of being boring and posting who I think should win an Eclipse (obviously, I’ve been saying on and off since summer that Wise Dan should get HOTY, and others from there are pretty uncontentious), I present to thee an …

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 …

My Eleven Months of Union Rags

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Remembering favorites from 2012. The toxins and the endorphins had to be released from my system… While I was still sans-betting account, I would typically only watch a little bit of racing on TVG (when you live with four other …

Racing Beat: December 30

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I’m a MLP fan and a video game enthusiast, so maybe that’s also why I feel horse racing should have its own major convention somewhere every year. Wouldn’t that be grand? We’d all cosplay as our favorite race ponies, attend …

Looking Back and Looking Forward to 2013

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There are horse racing blogs that are mostly (if not entirely) about handicapping and others full of romanticized anecdotes, either about legends of the past or personal stories that I could never hope to replicate because, well, I don’t live …

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: December 15

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Debating whether I want to make some kind of post on new sires for next year. Stay Thirsty looks to be the weakest link in my opinion… Maclean’s Music is better than I anticipated… I’ll be intrigued by future Hansens …