2024 Lecomte and Silverbulletday Stakes winner impressive

Jan 21, 2024 at 11:23 am by Danny Brewer

  The popular question this time of year will be…”Is it too early to think about Kentucky Derby/Oaks 150?”…the answer is “I think not&rdqu.... Read More

Running down the 149th Clark Stakes

Nov 20, 2023 at 10:11 pm by Danny Brewer

  On November 24 the Clark will be run at Churchill Downs for the 149th consecutive year. Always the centerpiece of a spectacular fall meet, this mile and an eighth drive.... Read More

Foster day at Ellis Park speaks for the sport

Jul 02, 2023 at 02:15 pm by Danny Brewer

  For those familiar with the wonderful world of Thoroughbred horse racing the following assortation has long been understood. If you are not quite as familiar, this stat.... Read More

Kentucky Derby 149 like 1983 NCAA Final Four

May 07, 2023 at 02:06 pm by Danny Brewer

  Don’t be confused by the headline. There is a shred of sanity here, but just remember we said shred. My loyal readers understand that sometimes I like to compare.... Read More

Wet Paint has kick for Kentucky Oaks

May 01, 2023 at 09:17 pm by Danny Brewer

  When considering your selection for the 149th running of the Kentucky Oaks, what’s the biggest attribute you are looking for? If it’s a closing kick for tha.... Read More

Caravel the current Turf Sprint queen at Keeneland

Apr 09, 2023 at 08:37 am by Danny Brewer

  Monarchs come and monarchs go. Currently, there is one atop the turf sprint throne at Keeneland, and she looks fantastic.   Caravel has ascended to the top of the.... Read More

Kentucky Derby contender rundown

Apr 04, 2023 at 09:58 pm by Danny Brewer

  For guys like me, the day you start thinking about the next Kentucky Derby is the day after the current Kentucky Derby. For the casual sports fan, the time is now as fa.... Read More

Angel of Empire looks heavenly in Risen Star

Feb 20, 2023 at 09:40 pm by Danny Brewer

  As the road to the Kentucky Derby widens on the way to Louisville and the first Saturday in May, just what are you looking for?   As is the case with any athlete,.... Read More

Victory Formation looks like a winner in Smarty Jones

Jan 02, 2023 at 07:27 pm by Danny Brewer

  What’s the end-game goal on New Year’s Day?... Of course, it is to be able to line up in a Victory Formation.   On a day normally associated with coll.... Read More

Cyberknife looks sharp in Haskell

Jul 24, 2022 at 08:49 am by Danny Brewer

  In the quest to determine who is the best three-year-old male of 2022, the Haskell Stakes on July 23 may have provided a clue.   Cutting up the rail, Cyberknife m.... Read More

Mandaloun looks to measure up in Stephen Foster

Jun 27, 2022 at 09:37 pm by Danny Brewer

   Since 1982, the Stephen Foster at Churchill Downs has been a two-turn test for some of the best in the Thoroughbred racing game. In recent years it has been made.... Read More

Knicks Go looking for one more flight in Pegasus

Jan 23, 2022 at 01:55 pm by Danny Brewer

    From the ashes rises the Phoenix. Were they talking about a racehorse when they made that famous statement? Well, we are because it absolutely pertains to t.... Read More

The Sunday play is...Kentucky Downs of course

Sep 03, 2021 at 09:34 am by Danny Brewer

  There are plenty of plays you can make on a Sunday. Play golf, play checkers, play with your dog, and maybe even play with your kids. Sunday, September 5, the play shou.... Read More

In the Whitney all Knicks did was Go

Aug 08, 2021 at 09:21 pm by Danny Brewer

As we all know, sometimes big sporting events can feature some big disappointments. The Whitney Stakes at Saratoga on August 7 was NOT one of those events. Featuring as talen.... Read More