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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Preakness Picks

It’s that time…the second leg of the Triple Crown! This is the race when we find out whether the Kentucky Derby winner is a one hit wonder, like Smarty Jones, or runs the potential for becoming the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. ¬†21 horses have won both the Preakness and the Kentucky … Continue reading »

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A Day at the track

On Wednesday, I was pleased to bring my friend Elaine Peake to Belmont Park for a day at the races. Why would I drive 5 hours and stop at Saratoga to pick up my friend for a race that lasted less than 2 minutes? Very simply, my horse was racing and I wanted to share … Continue reading »

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Crazy Kentucky Derby Hats

The hats have always been the focal point of Derby Day….the bigger and crazier the better! You can buy one, or get really creative with supplies from the craft store. Need some inspiration? Check out these amazing headpieces: This one looks HEAVY! Guys can get in on the act too…. And of course, you can … Continue reading »

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NYRA Executives are in Hot Water

On April 29, 2012, the New York State Racing and Wagering Board issued an interim report regarding the New York Racing Association (NYRA)’s failure to properly take out the appropriate monies due the state of New York from September, 2011 to November, 2011. According to the New York Post, the 26% NYRA¬† paid from its … Continue reading »

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What are you wearing to the party?

Not sure what to wear to the Derby party on Saturday? Here are some ideas to get you started – For the ladies – pastel or bright colored suits or sundresses, fabulous high heels and of course – a great hat! Ladylike, dressy, festive and fun. No evening wear or shiny fabrics. For the gentlemen … Continue reading »

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