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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 [...]

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

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

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

You Can't Scare Me, I'm Sticking to the Union (Rags)

Apologies for the radio silence of late; I’ve been busy with the day job and writing and coding for other outlets that actually pay me, but with Triple Crown buildup in full swing, I’m back in action.

I’m excited that we have another horse with local connections to follow in Union Rags, and I was happy [...]