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Medal of Courage’s run leaves scribe in quandary; Diodoro making mink out of possum at Oaklawn

Warren Eves | January 25, 2017

By Warren Eves Sometimes it’s simply impossible to evaluate a good looking equine performance. Here’s what I was asking after watching Medal of Courage win a starter allowance Jan., 20 at Oaklawn Park. Did this newly claimed gelding have anyone behind him? Should I downgrade the race due to [...]

DVM Sheila Lyons is nowhere to be found these days: Minimal progress since her testimony before Congress

Warren Eves | October 29, 2015

By Warren Eves I wish this wasn’t so. Quite some time ago one of my best sources disappeared from view. DVM Sheila Lyons, an expert on the subject of illegal drugs in horse racing, is nowhere to be found. For many, many months she did not [...]

Veteran Trainer Ray Odom, Sr. Lauds Owner Cluer; Former Turf Paradise Head Was Hands On Operator

Warren Eves | March 9, 2013

By Warren Eves Owners like Walter Cluer are badly missed in horse racing. “He was the best,” says Ray Odom, Sr., who is in his 55th year as a thoroughbred trainer at Turf Paradise. Cluer, a millwork founder and manufacturer from Phoenix, bought 1400 acres of [...]

It’s Past Time To Hold Racetrack Stews Accountable; Non-Action By Parx & Oaklawn Judges Unacceptable!

Warren Eves | February 11, 2013

By Warren Eves Stewards need to be held accountable. There were two atrocious non actions on the part of judges in the past two weeks. 1.) Race eight at Parx on February 3rd found the judges doing nothing when Mad Magic was denied a fair start [...]

Amazing NY-bred Filly Steals Show On Opening Day; Weemissfrankie Wins, Acts Like Pro In Jammed Circle

Warren Eves | July 20, 2011

By Warren Eves           Did you ever dream you’d see a New York-bred first time starter win on opening day at Del Mar?           Mike Machowsky unveiled what looked like a stakes-quality filly when Weemissfrankie swept past 7 foes in the final furlong to win the fourth race as the seashore [...]

Look Who Showed Up at Tampa Bay–Clay Brinson; Toby’s Corner To Be Tested For Class At Big A Saturday

Warren H. Eves | February 3, 2011

By Warren Eves           Look what we found at Tampa Bay Downs.           Check out “notes” below on Derby prospect Toby’s Corner going in $100,000 Whirlaway at Aqueduct.           On a slow Wednesday at Tampa Bay Downs we came across something totally unexpected.           [...]