Local legend Mike Bartlett takes himself out of the lineup

May 29, 2022 at 02:19 pm by Danny Brewer

  In the high school sports arena, there are participants and there are difference makers. Both are necessary components in a successful lineup. Unfortunately for some, o.... Read More

Jose Ortiz guides Early Voting to Preakness win

May 22, 2022 at 09:27 am by Danny Brewer

  Why did Early Voting win the 147th Preakness Stakes? Well, that’s easy… he ran the fastest. Okay, smartypants…give me something other than the obvio.... Read More

Creative Minister hopes to measure up in the Preakness

May 15, 2022 at 10:46 am by Danny Brewer

  There comes a time in every athlete's life when you have to figure out just how good you really are. You can’t know how big you are unless you stand next to the m.... Read More

Was Rich Strike supposed to win the Kentucky Derby ???

May 08, 2022 at 02:41 pm by Danny Brewer

  The 148th Kentucky Derby was a real head-scratcher…or was it? Let us expound upon a theory that should have told us all how this miraculous mile and a quarter wa.... Read More

Kentucky Oaks day special too

May 07, 2022 at 09:39 am by Danny Brewer

  Everyone knows the Kentucky Derby. But what about the Kentucky Oaks?... This too is a day of magnificence in the world of Thoroughbred racing.   For 148 years now.... Read More

Hillbilly Take on Kentucky Derby 148

May 04, 2022 at 06:25 am by Danny Brewer

  On May 7, twenty of the best three year old Thoroughbreds in the world will gather for a run at immortality. A win in the Kentucky Derby is truly a life altering achiev.... Read More

Locals make their Kentucky Derby picks

May 02, 2022 at 09:14 pm by Danny Brewer

It's Kentucky Derby Week! See how some locals pick. If we are going to be real about things, there are some important questions we ask ourselves each and every day. As we pon.... Read More

Calhoun has a real Oaks Connection

Apr 24, 2022 at 05:53 pm by Danny Brewer

  The Kentucky Oaks is one of those races horsemen dream about. Although it does not get the same notoriety as its twin brother, the Kentucky Derby, this race was born th.... Read More

Stewart's Creek baseball on the rise again

Apr 17, 2022 at 01:57 pm by Danny Brewer

We all understand the Spring weather can be very unpredictable. Temperatures go up and down and we might get rain or even snow. One pretty safe forecast, however, is that duri.... Read More

Pletcher building an Oaks Nest in Ashland

Apr 06, 2022 at 08:50 pm by Danny Brewer

  The Spring of every year can be about building young racehorses. For trainer Todd Pletcher, one of the focal points is constructing a solid Nest.   Fabulously suc.... Read More

Was losing winning for Smile Happy ???

Apr 06, 2022 at 07:42 pm by Danny Brewer

One of the most interesting things about the Kentucky Derby is you just can’t know who is going to win. When you combine a huge number of runners with a distance none ha.... Read More

MTSU basketball enjoys historic home season

Mar 27, 2022 at 12:03 pm by Danny Brewer

  There’s no place like home…absolutely a true statement. If you take a look at the accomplishments of the Middle Tennessee State basketball programs this se.... Read More

Smile Happy has'em grinning ahead of the Blue Grass Stakes

Mar 27, 2022 at 10:20 am by Danny Brewer

  We all understand a good three year old colt can bring out the pearly whites this time of year. One runner that is bound for the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland r.... Read More

Call Me Midnight hopes to strike in Louisiana Derby

Mar 20, 2022 at 09:24 am by Danny Brewer

    The Spring of every year can be a magical time in the Thoroughbred racing game. Three-year-olds everywhere have Kentucky Derby dreams dancing through their.... Read More

Early Kentucky Derby 148 countdown

Mar 13, 2022 at 09:44 pm by Danny Brewer

 Now that it is mid-March it is absolutely time to unfurl the Kentucky Derby flag. Thoughts of spring for the normal sports fan usually encompasses the world’s most.... Read More

Forbidden Kingdom allergy medicine for Mandella

Mar 10, 2022 at 09:00 pm by Danny Brewer

  Thoroughbred trainer Richard Mandella has been fabulously successful during his days in the game. Not long after sending his first starter to post back in 1974, this Ca.... Read More

Lady Blaze headed to state tourney...again

Mar 06, 2022 at 06:14 pm by Danny Brewer

    In more recent times some of the faces have changed but one thing has remained the same…Blackman high girl’s basketball is a force on the hardw.... Read More

Express Train rolling into the Big Cap

Mar 02, 2022 at 09:43 pm by Danny Brewer

  The Santa Anita Handicap has long been one of those resume-building races. First, run back in 1935, the roll call of winners features some of the best names in the busi.... Read More

Saudi Cup and Rebel Stakes a pair of Thoroughbred Shockers

Feb 27, 2022 at 11:22 am by Danny Brewer

  The two “biggest” races in the Thoroughbred world on Saturday, February 26 produced a pair of HUGE upsets. Upon completion, the shocking finishes left me fe.... Read More

A heartfelt thanks to Chris Grey

Feb 23, 2022 at 08:58 pm by Danny Brewer

  As we move through the game of life, if we are lucky, we cross paths with a guy like Chris Grey. Solid as a rock, this behemoth was so big in many ways. A great profess.... Read More