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My Point Exactly Takes An Unusual Path To The Florida Derby

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HALLANDALE BEACH (CBSMiami/AP) — When it comes to horse racing, the results rarely end up as expected.

My Point Exactly has taken a most unconventional path to the Florida Derby. 673 more words


Daniel Boone

My dad was raised on a farm in Shelbyville, Kentucky, and this was our vacation spot when my brother and I were growing up. It was a twelve hour drive to get there, and leaving at 5:00 in the morning was part of the journey. 570 more words

Tampa Bay Downs opinions for Saturday, March 7

Race 1: #2 Handy Candy (8-1)

Trainer Ian Wilkes sends this 3-year-old out for his 2015 debut off a three-month freshening. He comes out of an allowance race at Churchill Downs won by Dortmund and that race has produced three next out winners. 734 more words

Horse Racing

Khozan's a special colt!

You may remember this: I made recently a case for Dortmund to the win the Kentucky Derby. Nothing has changed in that regard, I still believe Bob Baffert’s colt will be a big runner on Derby day, in fact I do fancy him to be one of the shining stars this season. 505 more words


first trip of the year

our first trip of the year was to louisville kentucky, a city we’d never been before. i love taking mini vacations around the u.s. and getting a feel for different cities and their way of life, even if it takes 16 hours of road tripping to get there. 216 more words

Road Trip

Springtime in Kentucky

Saw a great photo of a horse with foal and I couldn’t resist drawing it. Don’t worry, I’ll be back to Kentucky Basketball very soon, but this one is about springtime in Kentucky and what we have to look forward to when the snow melts.


Starter H. D. "Curley" Brown incenses the masses, 1901

“There was a most remarkable demonstration at Churchill Downs today [5th race, 05/04/1901] against Starter “Curley” Brown, and but for the presence of the police it is likely the flag wielder have been mobbed. 285 more words

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