Warren Eves | January 8, 2012
By Warren Eves Early on Todd Pletcher has yet another major player for Derby 2012. Thoroughbred horse racing’s best known trainer has done the least with the most when it comes to the first Saturday in May. He saddled a newly turned three-year-old in Florida Saturday that has it all. [...]
Warren Eves | October 17, 2011
By Warren Eves All anyone can say is wow! A filly named Sarah Lynx blew up the rail to win the fixtured Canadian International October 16 at Woodbine. She trounced 15 male rivals, capping off one of the better days of racing you will ever see. With the [...]
Warren Eves | April 19, 2011
By Warren Eves
What did we learn from two major prep races April 16th for the Kentucky Derby?
Nehro, like him or not, joined Dialed In as a major player for the May 7th classic.
Dance City, if he had been the focus of his trainer, is a colt that would have made the big dance.
Sway Away’s fourth place finish in [...]
Mark Geiger | July 7, 2010
In days long gone when my afternoons were free to play the races at SPT, HAW, and AP and to attend usually one-sided contests at the corner of Clark and Addison. for a time, I supported my wayward lifestyle acting as a mechanic for the Chicago Police Department. As I had an “in” politically speaking, [...]
Warren Eves | May 20, 2010
By Warren Eves Barry Irwin and the Team Valor concept began years ago in Southern California. Here’s the opinion of Irwin from Kentucky on the subject horse shortage in SoCal. “There is no horse shortage in California,” states Irwin. “There is a shortage of owners willing [...]