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  NEW YORK..HERE HE COMES – Chrome polishes off Preakness pals, 105 Beyer Figure             There isn’t anything much better in horse racing than a star horse who attracts the mainstream media. The Triple Crown


  WILL THE CHROME GO ON? A fun story from the New Jersey Star-Ledger.. By Jerry Izenberg/Columnist Emeritus BALTIMORE — As the legendary Barbara Fritchie, a Maryland Civil War heroine, might have said if she had lived a lot longer


♥ in memory of  DELEGATION, dark bay gelding, 5 years-old Speightstown – Cindys Hero by Sea Hero LIFE     15     6     3     2     $539,825     Best Beyer Figure 110 2014     1     0     0


  Happy Mother’s Day, Happy Mare’s Day!                           WILD (and SWEET) Oaks and Plate contenders win for breeders Anderson.Ferguson She had just raced once, a few weeks ago,


  FRIDAY AT WOODBINE                 Race 1  – two vet scratches of Saratoga Boy and Officeinthevalley left a 4 horse field with a big fave in MALIBU SKYLINE, who was so impressive winning


  CHROME FINISH! Flashy California Chrome wins 140th Kentucky Derby   QUOTE FROM TRAINER DALE ROMANS (his colt Medal Count finished 8th): “I do want to say one thing on the record. I didn’t think that California Chrome had any


  Read about the KENTUCKY OAKS, WOODBINE FRIDAY and more… For Kentucky Derby picks, head on over to my selections site at                       UNTAPABLE CRUISES IN OAKS – Stage


   KENTUCKY DERBY IS GONNA BE WEIR-D Johnny Weir (centre) and Tara Lipinski, figure skaters going tow-to-toe with horse racing on NBCSN this weekend. Al Roker was with them on the Today show today – Jay Privman of DRF tweeted


    Wednesday morning’s press conference with owner Steve Coburn, trainer Art Sherman and son Alan, exercise rider Willie Delgado: Art Sherman on Wednesday morning training: He was kind of looking around a lot, he was pretty relaxed and he


WEDNESDAY A.M. – KENTUCKY DERBY DRAW will be posted here soon after its completion, come on back to Thoroughblog or visit for more Derby handicapping stuff.. The Kentucky Oaks has been drawn and the heavy fave is in post