Big Race Showdown: Week 12

This week, the Big Race Showdown panel of Candice Hare, Emily Gullikson, Brian Zipse, Dan Tordjman, Mike McCormick, Megan Devine, Dan Cronin, and I tackles the pair of races we've been waiting for all winter and spring: the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Oaks. See who we like right here!

Big Race Showdown: Week 11

This week, the Big Race Showdown panel of Candice Hare, Emily Gullikson, Brian Zipse, Dan Tordjman, Mike McCormick, Megan Devine, Dan Cronin, and I tackles the last two Kentucky Derby points races: the Arkansas Derby (G1) and the Lexington Stakes (G3). See who we like right here!

Big Race Showdown: Week 10

This week, the Big Race Showdown panel of Candice Hare, Emily Gullikson, Brian Zipse, Dan Tordjman, Mike McCormick, Megan Devine, Dan Cronin, and I tackles a trio of high-stakes Kentucky Derby preps coming up on Saturday: the Wood Memorial, Blue Grass, and Santa Anita Derby. See who we like right here!

ThoroFan: Dubai World Cup

Over at ThoroFan, I take a dive into today's feature race at Meydan, the winter Carnival's flagship race, the Dubai World Cup (G1). Can Thunder Snow repeat? Will one of the invaders dethrone him? Find out my thoughts here!

Big Race Showdown: Week 9

This week, we tackle the UAE Derby and the Florida Derby. See who Candice Hare, Emily Gullikson, Brian Zipse, Dan Tordjman, Mike McCormick, Megan Devine, Dan Cronin, and I all like, and let me know in the comments who you like!

Past the Wire: Bisphosphonate Concerns

In my latest at Past the Wire, I discuss a major change that the three leading sales companies have added to their terms, effective this summer: amid soundness concerns, buyers can now void sales of young horses if they test positive for bisphosphonates.

Big Race Showdown: Week 8

This week, we take a look at the Louisiana Derby and the Sunland Park Derby. See who Candice Hare, Emily Gullikson, Brian Zipse, Dan Tordjman, Mike McCormick, Megan Devine, Dan Cronin, and I all like, and let me know in the comments who you like!

August 30, 1981

they breatheheartbeat, batteryhay -they are theatre tryoneabhorrent to thebettor, onenotjet, roar, banterthen onebeat abaryon another, to earn honoron the throne Yesterday, while poking around the internet for poetic ideas, I stumbled across a French collective called the Ouvroir de Litterature Potentielle (OULIPO), the Workshop of Potential Literature. It was my first time hearing of this... Continue Reading →

Big Race Showdown: Week 7

I'm doing pretty well in Big Race Showdown so far this season -- six weeks in, I'm leading the pack with six winners in twelve races! This week, we tackle both divisions of the Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn. See who Candice Hare, Emily Gullikson, Brian Zipse, Dan Tordjman, Mike McCormick, Megan Devine, Dan Cronin, and I all like, and let... Continue Reading →

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