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Triple Crown Possibilities – Thoughts on the Belmont Stakes

Steve Munday: Okay, horse racing hasn’t had a Triple Crown winner since Affirmed did it in 1978 (past winners). Why so long? The experts blame modern breeding practices, increased use of race day meds, and U.S. training techniques. I’m not … Continue reading

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A Hard On For Security

Horse Racing – a once mainstream sport now relegated to niche status. But alas, it has a chance for rejuvenation, to a degree at least, through a Triple Crown winner – the first since Affirmed in 1978. Undoubtedly, such an event would … Continue reading

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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Crab Cakes – A Preakness Story

Dateline: Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, MD, May 19th, 2012 Hours after I’ll Have Another thrilled a crowd of over 121,000 by winning the Preakness in the final stride, a smaller, seemingly more refined crowd gathered near Pimlico’s famed stakes barn … Continue reading

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Preakness Thoughts & Bodie Pics

The 2nd leg of the Triple Crown shifts from blue grass Kentucky to blue collar Baltimore. Whereas the Kentucky Derby is Mint Juleps and fancy hats, the Preakness is beer and ‘wife beaters.’ Saturday’s crowd at Pimlico will reflect Baltimore’s … Continue reading

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