Wednesday Quick Picks

It’s nice when the good folks at the various racing publications serve up material that’s too good not to share. How pleasant to click open this evening’s electronic Daily Racing Form to see an article in which Pat Kelly, trainer of Evening Attire, discusses the top ten moments in the grey gelding’s career. Evening Attire…

Closing thoughts on the weekend

After I wrote this morning’s post, I had the chance to go back and watch the replays of yesterday’s races, and I didn’t quite realize that in the Remsen, Atoned pulled an Afleet Alex out there on the backstretch: clipped heels, stumbled, nose in the dirt…oops, there we go, off and running! Says much about…

New York Racing

I’ve mentioned before that I buy my past performances from Brisnet.com, but I confess that I’ve never paid much attention to the rest of the site. A friend this week introduced me to the site’s Bloodstock Journal, and it’s clear that I’m soon going to have to quit my teaching job in order to find…