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2011 March | Superfectablog v3.0

Racehorses in History

June: Fairy Chant
b. 1937
Why: A champion at 3 and 4, Fairy Chant won the Beldame twice. She was in the money for 26 of her 42 races.

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All Hail Kegasus? Sure.

For those of you who don’t know I blog about horse racing, yes, I do that too – and for those of you who don’t know I blog about craft beer, see the previous answer.  It’s about time a story brought the two together.

It would be hard to argue that Pimlico has much to recommend [...]

Racing, Bad & Good: The (Ongoing) Life At Ten Fiasco and Mike Repole

After much (too much) waiting, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission released its report on the Life At Ten Breeders’ Cup Situation last night.  The report itself doesn’t say much that hasn’t already been said, although some points simply boggle the mind – these are just a few particularly disturbing ones:

No one in the stewards’ office [...]

Rachel Alexandra & Zenyatta: From the Horses' Mouths?

Not talking?

So, it’s official – Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta are both in foal.  It’s certainly good news, and I’m glad we’re being kept apprised of their progress through various means.  It’s a step forward – I can’t recall frequent updates on, say, Personal Ensign’s many successful pregnancies – so, from that perspective, it’s encouraging [...]