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Derby countdown: one horse that won’t be winning

Derby countdown: one horse that won’t be winning

California Correspondent April 29, 2009 0

Leave it to the Brits to let a horse grow a mustache. According to the Telegraph, the “10-year-old Shire-cross, is said to flee if he thinks he is in danger of getting even a

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Derby countdown: I Want Revenge on Twitter

Derby countdown: I Want Revenge on Twitter

California Correspondent April 28, 2009 1

Joe Talamo, the jockey of the current Derby favorite (I Want Revenge) is shooting daily updates on Twitter. Follow Joe here. Will this 19 year-old Californian will be the first jockey to send a

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Against The Spread: Run for the Derby Preview

Against The Spread: Run for the Derby Preview

DeGags March 25, 2009 2

Just over five weeks until the ladies sing “My Olde Kentucky Home,” and the bugle will blare “Call to the Post,” proclaiming the long awaited start of the 135th run for the roses.  This

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No outside alcohol means the Preakness is dead

No outside alcohol means the Preakness is dead

King Ing February 6, 2009 5

When “Debbie Gibson” forwarded me the story about the Maryland Jockey Club banning outside alcohol from the Preakness Infield I felt a piece of me die. It was like learning that there is no

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Things That Bother Me

Things That Bother Me

Justin June 6, 2008 0

It’s going to be a big weekend for what I like to call “not-sports”. We have the Belmont Stakes, The Stihl Timbersports Championships and Nascar. We’re also a week removed from the National Spelling

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2008 Belmont Stakes Preview

2008 Belmont Stakes Preview

King Ing June 6, 2008 12

Will Big Brown complete the trifecta or will an upstart horse ruin his day? 1. Big Brown – The winner of the first two legs of the Triple Crown. We all know how good

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Preakness infield 2008 doesn’t disappoint

Preakness infield 2008 doesn’t disappoint

King Ing May 19, 2008 13

Big Brown might have won the second leg of the Triple Crown, but the real action was on the infield of Pimlico. From the porta-john racing, fights, and a report of a couple fornicating

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Preakness over and my wallet $200 lighter

Preakness over and my wallet $200 lighter

California Correspondent May 18, 2008 0

Good thing I took King Ing’s predictions because that $200 was burning a hole in my wallet. I spent the afternoon watching Angels vs Dodgers interleage play, but took a 2 minute break to

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2008 Preakness Stakes Preview

2008 Preakness Stakes Preview

King Ing May 16, 2008 15

The Preakness is my favorite live sporting event; not only because of the animalistic behavior of everyone in the infield, but because I like betting on every race without an inkling of race horse

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What will the Preakness infield think of next?

What will the Preakness infield think of next?

King Ing May 16, 2008 0

The Preakness Stakes means the second leg of the Triple Crown to most. But to those that actually invade the infield, it means something else. Basically 120,000 people, mostly college kids and young professionals

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