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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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2012 Belmont Stakes: On the Record

Will he?

I don’t put much stock in post positions for the Belmont; with so much ground to cover (and with compartively few horses), it’s not usually a major factor. I’ll be at Belmont Park on Saturday to watch the race – as well as the always-exciting undercard, which is frequently my favorite day of [...]

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:

PP
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 [...]