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…

Dazzling Dozen: the Kentucky Derby Top 12

Every sport has that one event that makes the nation drop what it’s doing, and pay attention. For one month, for one week, or for even one day, the nation stops and everyone is a fan.

Kentucky Derby Dreaming: American Pharoah Steams Along

      American Pharoah certainly has a way to make things look easy. After being on the sidelines for most of the prep races, the Zayat runner was finally unveiled for his three year old campaign, and the faithful were not disappointed.