Secretariat Wins the Triple Crown Showdown

Secretariat Wins the Triple Crown Showdown

The betting public was 100% on the money: Secretariat won the Triple Crown Showdown with style. No real surprise, as Secretariat still holds the track record for the Derby at 1:59 2/5. The 1973 Triple Crown champion ran down 1977 champ and early leader Seattle Slew in the stretch. Citation, the 1948 Triple Crown winner, […]

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Secretariat the Favorite in the Triple Crown Showdown

Secretariat the odds-on favorite for Triple Crown Show Down

Tomorrow we will have the chance to watch the best thoroughbreds of all time come together in the dream race of a lifetime, but it comes as no surprise that Secretariat is the odds-on favorite for the Triple Crown Showdown tomorrow with current odds of 7-2. Citation follows him at 4-1; Affirmed and Seattle Slew […]

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Triple Crown Showdown will take place on May 2

Triple Crown Showdown

The “real” Kentucky Derby may not take place until September 5th, but Churchill Downs is keeping the action going with a virtual Triple Crown Showdown where the 13 Triple Crown winners will race one another in a computer simulation under the historic Twin Spires of Churchill Downs. The virtual race, created by Inspired Entertainment, will […]

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Virtual Horse Tours This Week

Virtual horse tours

As we start another week of physical distancing, Visit Horse Country is working with their members to bring the public several virtual tours. Horse Country, Inc. is an organization of horse farms, equine medical clinics and equine attractions dedicated to sharing the stories of Kentucky‚Äôs Horse Country. Usually, they organize real tours by sharing stories […]

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Visit the Kentucky Derby Museum – Virtual Tour

Kentucky Derby Museum

The Kentucky Derby may have been postponed, and the Kentucky Derby Museum is closed to live visitors, but you can now experience a virtual tour of the museum exhibits from the comfort of your living room as part of a nationwide #museumfromhome experience. The online museum is updated daily by curatorial experts who bring visitors […]

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Ride Like A Girl movie review

Michelle Payne and Prince of Penzance after winning the Melbourne Cup featured in Ride Like a Girl

Okay, if you’re stuck in your house and desperately looking for a riding fix, dial-up Ride Like a Girl on Netflix, sit back and enjoy the ride. There are no spoilers here. You know right from the beginning that Michelle Payne becomes the first female jockey to win Australia’s Melbourne Cup in 2015. After all, […]

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Social distancing

Secretariat demonstrates social distancing

I’ve worked from a home office since 1991, so the concept of social distancing and staying home all day is not that foreign to me. I think the problem comes when you can’t — or aren’t supposed to — leave. After my accident, I was basically stuck. First spending two weeks in rehab, and then […]

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Kentucky Derby Postponed Until September 5th

The Kentucky Derby has been postponed until September 5

Churchill Downs has rescheduled the 146th  Kentucky Derby from May 2, 2020, to Labor Day weekend, September 5, 2020; the 146th Kentucky Oaks will be rescheduled from May 1, 2020, to September 4, 2020. Dates for the Preakness and Belmont Stakes, the second and third legs, respectively, of horse racing’s Triple Crown, are also under […]

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