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OTB is a place for all ages

OTB is a place for all ages

King Ing May 2, 2009 0

Today is Derby Day! Zach over at Midtown Lunch (one of my favorite sites) has one of the greatest pictures ever. It is a great reminder for everyone to get over to your local

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Against the Spread: 2009 Kentucky Derby Preview and Picks

Against the Spread: 2009 Kentucky Derby Preview and Picks

DeGags May 1, 2009 4

DeGags has come out of hibernation to make his picks for the Derby and the fight of the year. The smell of the summer ales and grilled meat awoken him from his slumber. Stay

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Musket Man loves his Guinness beer

Musket Man loves his Guinness beer

King Ing April 30, 2009 1

Trainer of Musket Man, Derek Ryan feeds his Kentucky Derby entrant a Guinness beer every morning. “The first-time Derby trainer has a good explanation why he does it, “…mellows him out I hope. Nah,

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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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