Margaretta "Happy" Rockefeller obituary: In the May 21 California section, the obituary of Margaretta "Happy" Rockefeller, the widow of Nelson Rockefeller, said that he was in his fourth term as New York governor when he became Gerald Ford's vice president. He had resigned as governor the previous...
Lu Vason was not the Hollywood image of rodeo. He grew up in Berkeley, he didn't ride or rope, he worked for a while as a barber and beautician, he was neither lean nor mean and he was African American.
Thanks Mike for the weekends races. We might be in for a treat this year with a TC horse in our midst. We could use one but how many times has a strong looking horse fizzled in the Belmont since 1979? I think it takes more than two hands to count. In the Belmont in three weeks I personally want...
I am working at learning the Match Up Method, and I am posting this here rather than in that discussion forum in hopes of getting as many opinions as possible. In reading through all of the old posts in the original forum, especially those by RichieP and comments from The Hat, I noticed that...
With CALIFORNIA CHROME's departure for foreign shores, SHARED BELIEF's injury, the recent clunkers from BAYERN and WICKED STRONG and the uncertainty surrounding PALACE MALICE's physical condition, the handicap division has suddenly been thrown on its ear.
I don’t know how fast American Pharoah’s Preakness score will come up on Beyer Speed Figures. As a believer and maker of my own figures for almost four decades, it surprises even me to say that I don’t care. That Preakness, for me, was the best race American Pharoah has ever run. By far. I’ve had my reservations about him, about his perfect trips and all tha […]
The future of investing in horse racing will change the last 40 yrs we are told to look for winners no one made money in the long run but we should look for horses that will not hit the board the opposite is true i already have a plan in place that will change the way we play horse and make a living . no more wins only, tri and super will be the way to go It works well in maiden,soft 2yr old quarter horse,harness its in the works with good results
Ten years after the Pennsylvania Derby was going to host for the first time the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner in the form of local runner Smarty Jones, Parx Racing will finally get that honor on Saturday when California Chrome starts the 1 1/8-mile race.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome galloped over the Parx Racing track Thursday morning as he prepares to face seven other 3-year-olds in the $1 million, 1 1/8-mile Pennsylvania Derby on Saturday