Memories of Belmont: 2007

For anyone who was paying attention, Belmont 2007 was unforgettable. For me, it was not your typical day at the races, and not only because of Rags to Riches’ victory. The night before, I contracted some horrible bug and spent most of the evening throwing up; undeterred the next morning, I determinedly marched myself out…

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…