In Loving Memory: Penny Chenery

Near this spot Are deposited the Remains of one Who possessed Beauty without Vanity, Strength without Insolence, Courage without Ferocity, And all the Virtues of Man without his Vices. -excerpt from Lord Byron Racing has lost its First Lady. Penny Chenery passed away Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at the age of 95. It is being…

Post-Derby Reactions/Horse Conditions (Actively Updating)

Let’s be honest: this year’s Derby was a madhouse between the track conditions and the 20 horse field, the chaos has extended to social media as fans and connections alike try to make sense of the previous day’s results. To dispel any nasty rumors and inaccurate reports, here are the most up-to-date information on the…

IMHO: The Three Year Old Scramble

It would be the understatement of the year to say that I was disappointed when I heard the news that Unique Bella was taken out of training for “at least 60 days”, as according to trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, and would subsequently miss the Oaks. While I didn’t have a “soul searching” moment after the announcement,…

Sizzling Six: Week 2 Derby Top 6

1.) American Pharoah After what we witnessed in the Arkansas Derby (Gr. I) last weekend, it can be no surprise that my top two have not changed. I watched both the Santa Anita Derby and the Arkansas Derby (just to ensure that I got my initial impression of both races before reading about them from…