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Monthly Archives: August 2015

No Shame for American Pharoah

Let me be clear .. . Keen Ice won the Travers on Saturday and that is a good thing for thoroughbred racing. Yes, I said it  . . .being an unabashed American Pharoah fan does not diminish my respect and understanding for Keen Ice, Donegal Racing, Dale Romans and Javier Castellano. American Pharoah does not … Continue reading »

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Fasig Tipton begins tonight

The annual Fasig Tipton sale begins this evening. This is one of the preeminent yearling sales of the year. For owners, trainers and bloodstock agents it, along with Keenland’s September sale, is the place where the best horses are sold. For the locals and those of us without deep pockets to spend on horses, it … Continue reading »

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The Case For the Travers

On Sunday, American Pharoah won the Haskell Stakes in an easy fashion. The horse barely broke a sweat and did not appear winded after the race. The case must now be made why American Pharoah should run again against three year olds, as opposed to waiting for older horses and specifically why running  in the … Continue reading »

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