2017 Belmont Stakes preview

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Belmont 2017 is here and yet sans a Triple Crown threat it feels more like a N.b.a. sweeping Finals double-double threat; with one of those 10’s being chalked up in turnovers. As in this less than salty three-year old crop has sure turnedover from the Derby to the Preakness to Belmont Park. Stakes racing this […] READ MORE


2017 Preakness Stakes preview

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2017 Preakness Stakes Preview: Preakness fans the middle -and shorter- leg of the 2017 A.D. Triple Crown season is upon us up in Baltimore, Maryland! This Saturday afternoon at  ~6:48pm post-time, the Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming steps off as a heavy heavy betting favorite vs. the typically smaller or about half-Kentucky Derby sized Preakness […] READ MORE


Preakness Preview: Nyquist v mother nature

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#AndDownTheStretchTheyCome! Very much the blue-blood thing to do, this (Baltimore, Md.) Preakness Saturday afternoon 6:45pm post-time socialite scene. And you need not be some top shelf single malt flavor of blue-blood, or that entire dressy, tony, or cosmopolitan bourgeoisie, to appreciate the most exciting 3 minutes in all of sport. There may however be some […] READ MORE


Derby Thoughts: … who will win Saturday’s mega race?

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#BourbonHatsFrillyWimminzMoBourbon Kentucky, bluegrass, an oval dirt track, an infield that has more than a pinch of Bourbon Street at night to me -sometimes a lot more- and maybe even something a little… Exotic, over at the betting window? Down at Churchill Downs; where the wimminz are typically, pricey, their hats cost even mo’ than that, […] READ MORE


Tech Thoughts: …the Preakness Stakes 2015:

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The second leg of the famed and since 1978, the alleged Triple Crown is upon us! Does American Pharoah have the chops? Could fellow Bob Baffert horse Dortmund be the real favorite? Is there any other pony in the credible mix? Or is this race basically Bob Baffert’s to L? READ MORE