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Time for house cleaning at the once great race place; Rick Hammerle’s ways have been mitigated disaster

Warren Eves | June 6, 2017

By Warren Eves It’s time for a house cleaning at the once great race place. Santa Anita Park could not muster enough horses to run on April 27. That spoke loud and clear as to how bleak things have been for some time. The lack of [...]

Bill Hartack book filled with plethura of great stories

Warren Eves | November 15, 2016

By Warren Eves Horse racing historians are sure to enjoy Bill Hartack the book. For those of us who have been on this earth longer than most, Bill Christine’s recount of thoroughbred racing’s past is a must. We lost the great Phil Georgeff recently, the voice [...]

Harry “The Hat” Hacek Ready To Compete Yet Again; Escaped Chicago’s Shady Side For Unmatched Run

Warren Eves | January 17, 2015

By Warren H. Eves “I am ready to compete at the major league level again and will await a worthy rider.” Those are the words of someone born and raised on the outskirts of the Chicago loop.  We’re talking about days when a young man could easily aspire to [...]

Racetracks Cannot Survive on “Whale” Action Alone; Those 10-cent Superfectas Give “Greybeards” A Shot

Warren Eves | October 14, 2014

By Warren Eves The world that makes horse racing’s money wheel go around is not limited to whales. For those who are not familiar with the tag “whale.”  It’s a term Las Vegas places on a mega-buck gamblers. As the years have rolled by I have [...]

Filly Ring for Maddie Playable Next Time She Goes; Strong After The Wire Gallop Out Noted at Woodbine

Warren Eves | August 28, 2014

By Warren Eves We found a nugget while reviewing the August 27th eight-race card at Woodbine. A maiden three-year-old filly named Run for Maddie is playable when she re-surfaces. Here’s why. It was a maiden special weight race at six furlongs on their all weather surface. [...]

Tizracer Surfaces In Very First Race of Belmont Meet; Tiznow Colt’s 1-Turn Mile Romp Sure Was Impressive

Warren Eves | September 21, 2012

By Warren Eves The 37-day Fall Championship meet at Belmont Park started off with a bang. In the first race of the day on September 8 a colt named Tizracer improved eons–taking a one-turn mile by 10-1/2 while well in hand. Reports have it the Tiznow [...]

Price Horse Central – 2/11/11 – Comments and Suggestions

Mark Geiger | February 11, 2011

Wish they could all be so easy.  Let’s just say that Dean Pederson succeeds because he knows the simple secret of the training game:  Put the horse where it can win.  This is what the good ones do and it doesn’t matter where they ply their trade.  Of course they do not win everytime.  My [...]