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!

Big Race Showdown: Week 4

Season 1 of the 2019 Big Race Showdown continues this week with the Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds and the El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate Fields! Joining me on the panel are Candice Hare, Emily Gullikson, Brian Zipse, Dan Tordjman, Mike McCormick, Megan Devine, and Dan Cronin. Read on for our top picks, and who we think can run... Continue Reading →

America’s Best Racing: Big Race Showdown, El Camino Real Derby and Risen Star Stakes

It’s time for the fourth week of Big Race Showdown at America’s Best Racing: where I clash heads with six awesome handicappers (Emily Gullikson, Candice Hare, Dan Tordjman, Brian Zipse, Eric Bialek, and Mark DiLorenzo) to see who can stay the hottest through Derby prep season. So far...I'm holding my own, mostly.  I must be getting a bit cute for cute's sake... Continue Reading →

a visit to Fair Grounds

I spent this past weekend at Fair Grounds.  Over on, I talk about the highlights of my trip. Saturday's stakes races were a thrill, of course.  But even beyond that, some other races stand out in my head.  I got to see some history made, and I got in touch with what came before.... Continue Reading →

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