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Tagged With: Breeder’s Cup

Runhappy saga: How a feel good story has turned to a Court battle.

At the outset, I want to be clear, I do not practice in the state of Kentucky. I cannot therefore make any assumptions or statements on Kentucky Law or how it would apply in whatI am going to write. That is for Kentucky lawyers to fight and for the Courts in the Commonweath to decide. … Continue reading »

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Grand Slam or not Grand Slam?

On Saturday, American Pharoah will be the first horse to ever have the opportunity to combine a Triple Crown with a Breeder’s Cup championship. This is because American Pharoah is the first horse to have this opportunity since the last Triple Crown winner was before the Breeder’s Cup was even developed. Those marketing this potential … Continue reading »

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Did the California Stewards make the right decision in the Breeder’s Cup Classic?

California’s Stewards, the people charged with the safety and integrity of racing in the state of California had the opportunity on Saturday to make a ruling that would have not only been correct, but would have sent shock waves through racing. At the start of the race, Bayern, trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, … Continue reading »

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John Veitch’s Saga Contnues

John Veitch is a Hall of Fame Trainer. He was until 2012, also the chief steward in Kentucky. By all accounts, he is a knowledgeable affable man who has spent his entire life in the racing industry. John Veitch had the misfortune of being the “captain” of the ship when Life At Ten ran in … Continue reading »

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Will the Breeder’s Cup come back to New York?

On Monday, NBC TV and the Breeder’s Cup announced that starting in 2012 the Breeder’s Cup will return to  NBC for the first time in six years. This ends the relationship between the Breeder’s Cup and ESPN. One of the more intriguing aspects of this new relationship is the fact that NBC will be airing the … Continue reading »

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Breeder’s Cup

It is that time of year when the Sport of Kings comes together over the next two days to see who is the best of the best. It is an exciting time as a racing fan and owner. I enjoy watching those friends of mine with horses in the event It will be fun to … Continue reading »

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Blight on Racing’s Biggest Event

The joke used to be said I went to a boxing match and a hockey game broke out. Friday, horse racing became the punchline to this bad joke when jockey Calvin Borel attacked  jockey Javier Castellano after the running of the Breeder’s Cup Marathon.  While I was not there I did see the video, and … Continue reading »

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