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How Soon Horse Racing Forgets True Great Stars; Marion Van Berg, Hartack and R.H. “Red” McDaniel

Warren Eves | October 21, 2011

By Warren Eves How soon we forget. Bill Shoemaker’s ability to get a horse to win without much use of his crop. Greatness under the shedrow of Charlie Whittingham’s barn in the good old days. Those great final race puzzles when horses [...]

Ghost Black’s Lengths-Beaten Line Is Deceiving; ‘Horses To Watch’ Service Aids Serious Players

Warren Eves | October 5, 2011

By Warren Eves Those running lines in the Racing Form don’t tell you everything. Take the lengths-beaten line [...]

Apprentice Irad Ortiz Jr. Is Catching Our Attention; 19YO Puerto Rican Making Most Of Limited Chances

Warren Eves | September 16, 2011

By Warren Eves Rudy Rodriguez, one of the leading claiming trainers at Belmont Park, knows young talent when he sees it. He gave 19-year-old apprentice jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr. a leg up on Flying [...]

Joe Woodard Claims Thabazimbi For $40,000 Off Mott; 6-Year-Old Wires ‘Em On Lawn With Fast Last Fraction

Warren Eves | July 4, 2011

By Warren Eves           Joe Woodard may have made one of the best claims of the young year July 3rd at Churchill Downs.           He put a $40,000 claim slip in for Thabazimbi.  He then watched as Thabazimbi posted an impressive final fraction when taking six rivals wire to wire on the turf.  Thabazimbi [...]

Out Of Blue Asmussen Colt Could Make Big Dance; Nehro a Blip On Screen Going Into Louisiana Derby

Warren Eves | March 26, 2011

 By Warren Eves           There’s a new shooter in the Derby race–and nobody saw it coming.           As soon as the field crossed the finish line in the Louisiana Derby I began my process of finding out why.           Anybody who spends enough time at this [...]