Thoughts on jockeys…and Jeannine

I was glad to see Mike Luzzi get the Grade I win on Daaher in the Cigar Mile; for some reason, I have this image of Luzzi as some kind of underdog, trying to scratch out a living on the tough New York circuit. This impression was sustained at least in part by his riding…

Giving, in one way or another

Is it bad and boastful beginning blogging behavior to note that my previous post was linked on Equidaily? If so…guilty as charged. That amazing little StatCounter was telling me on Sunday morning that I was getting all kinds of traffic from Equidaily, so off I trotted…and there my words were. Very exciting for this rookie…

In the news

A cornucopia of interesting racing articles I encountered on Friday: Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch awards Jeannine Awards for her Breeders’ Cup coverage with the #1 spot in his media power rankings. Referring to her work as “polished” and “expert,” Deitsch compares Edwards favorably to other sideline reporters. While I think that Edwards does a good…