Off the beaten track

Because today’s big races are so widely covered elsewhere—The Blood-Horse, The Daily Racing Form, Steven Crist’s blog, Left At The Gate–and because it’s impossible to talk about the races without also talking about the injuries, which I don’t particularly feel like doing (not because I don’t care, but because I do), I’m going to talk…

The Duchess

In today’s New York Post, John DaSilva comments on Duchess of Rokeby’s race yesterday: 6TH RACE – As the field awaited the start, both 46-1 Wind in the Forest and 26-1 Duchess of Rokeby broke through the gate. After being checked out by the vet, both were allowed to run. Wind in the Forest showed…

The Sunday Wrap-Up

I love this photo of Evening Attire on his way to the track at Saratoga. He was fourth in the MassCap yesterday at Suffolk, and even though he hasn’t won a race since last March, I love that he’s still out there. Thanks to the folks at Alex Brown Racing for bringing this article from…