June 2016


Affirmed preview July 2nd 2016

Baffert Preps Danzing Candy for Affirmed

It’s been a long and winding road for Danzing Candy, who has worked with Clifford Sise for almost his entire life. But after finishing 15th at the Kentucky Derby despite leading the pack for almost the…




No triple crown winner in 2016

#2 No Triple Crown Winner Is Good

I’m a fan of parity. The whole idea of horse racing is to improve competition across the board, right? We need better bloodstock and a deeper arsenal of top-flight contenders to take this sport back…



Longshot Athena Pulls Surprise in Roxelana

Athena Rallies to Win Roxelana Stakes at Churchill Downs as 18-1 Longshot Saturday’s seventh running of the $66,240 Roxelana Overnight Stakes at Churchill Downs produced a surprise winner. Athena shortened up in distance but hit…



Gold Cup Feature at Santa Anita

Gold Cup Winner Gets Spot in Breeders’ Cup Classic Saturday’s Grade I feature is the $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita. The 1 ¼ mile test features a number of top runners in the field…


NBC lead Bob Costas

#3 NBC Coverage of 2016 Triple Crown

This may not seem like a big deal to a lot of horse players, but the continued and evolving presence of NBC with the 2016 Triple Crown is an important aspect when it comes to…