A Saratoga Wish List

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With the Saratoga meet approaching at a fast and furious clip– as of this writing, only 23 days remain!– it’s time to get my itinerary together and start thinking about this year’s bucket list. I always have some sort of …

Coz and the “Sherriff”: A Photo Blog

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With Zenyatta’s first son, Cozmic One, preparing to enter his first race today (Friday) at Santa Anita (4:30pm EST), I thought there would be no better time to shed early thoughts and predictions as well as my own experience watching …

Obligatory post of excitement

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I got out of posting news on here a long time ago (really, what is the point?), but it’s always a cherished kind of day when Zenyatta foals her next youngster. I don’t think I could love any of her …

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: May 11

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After a Derby week and recovery time/finals time hiatus, Racing Beat is back to clog up your sluggish Sunday feed! How cool would it be if Pletcher entered Dreaming of Julia in the Belmont? He commented she wouldn’t be ready …

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 …