Racehorse Microshares

Racehorse Microshares

One of the cool things about Authentic winning the Derby is that he had many owners who bought in using racehorse microshares. Authentic was part of MyRacehorse, but there others, including Wasabi Venture Stables. These programs allow you to purchase a small (.5 or 1%) share of a racehorse and then enjoy the thrill of […]

Read More

Authentic wins the Kentucky Derby

Authentic wins the Kentucky Derby

With his win today in the Kentucky Derby, Authentic made the second big race of the meet another upset, following in the shoes of Shedaresthedevil’s win in the Oaks. Authentic won Derby in style today, holding off Tiz the Law at the end. Of course, he was one of the horses that I hadn’t previewed […]

Read More

2020 Derby Predictions

2020 Kentucky Derby

It’s been a long — and bumpy — road to the 2020 Kentucky Derby and with horses being scratched right up to the end, Derby predictions have been fluid. Currently the field stands at 16, with late scratches of King Guillermo (who I liked) and Finnick the Fierce (a long shot but a favorite because […]

Read More

Daredevil Fillies finish first & Second in Kentucky Oaks

Two Daredevil fillies came in first and second in the Kentucky Oaks

Two Daredevil fillies finished first and second in today’s Kentucky Oaks – but whereas most people were betting on Swiss Skydiver, it was her less her known half-sister, Shedaresthedevil, who finished in front. Both of the Daredevil progeny finished ahead of the favorite, Gamine, who had trouble with the distance. While Shedaresthedevil ran a great […]

Read More

Nine Fillies to STart in 2020 Kentucky Oaks

Kentucky Oaks

Nine fillies are lining up to run in the Kentucky Oaks tomorrow. The precursor race to the Derby looks to be a good one with experts divided on whether Gamine, Swiss Sky Diver and Speech come out on top. Many handicappers think Gamine is as good as the boys, and wondered if she’d run in […]

Read More

Meet Harley the Magnificent

Harley the Magnificent

Harley the Magnificent is well known on the backside of Churchill Downs, where he serves as the voice of reason and a calming influence to the highly strung, high dollar racehorses he ponies on the track. As soon as I saw the video of him ponying King Guillermo in a video, I coveted him and […]

Read More

Max Player visits the Starting Gate

Max Player visits the Starting Gate

In another great Kentucky Derby helmet cam we get to ride along while Max Player visits the starting gate and gallops. One of the fascinating parts of this video is it shows you just how tight the quarters are in those starting gates and highlights the danger the assistant starters are in as they wait […]

Read More

Take a Ride on King Guillermo

Ride along with King Guillermo

As we count down to the 2020 Kentucky Derby, you can take a ride on King Guillermo thanks to this thrilling helmet cam video. The Derby contender caught handicappers’ attention with a speedy workout on Saturday — five furlongs in 00:58.20. King Guillermo is owned by five-time Major League Baseball player Victor Martinez. I’ll be […]

Read More