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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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Preakness 2012: On the Record

Has it really only been two weeks since the Kentucky Derby? Given the way the dates fall this year, it seems as if it’s been longer (though presumably the trainers wish they had a bit more time).  But the Preakness is indeed upon us, and I humbly offer the following thoughts:

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Horse
Trainer
Jockey
ML Odds

1.
Tiger Walk
Ignacio Correas, IV
Kent [...]

Post-Kentucky Derby Musings

As is not infrequently the case, the 3-year-old picture has been thrown into a bit of disarray after the Derby, and like a lot of fans, this year’s installment is one that’s left me with mixed feelings.  I’m glad I cashed my across-the-board bet on I’ll Have Another, but it would have felt a bit [...]

Kentucky Derby 2012: On the Record

It’s that time of year again! As ever, I don’t think there is a requirement for there to be twenty horses again this year, but twenty there are, so let’s have a look (and make sure to follow @superfecta on Twitter for more):

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Horse
Trainer
Jockey
ML Odds

1.
Daddy Long Legs
Aidan O’Brien
Colm O’Donoghue
30-1

He has the distance foundation and he’s probably [...]