Posts Tagged ‘Jon Court’

Hansen Takes on Talented Blue Grass Field

by Greg Melikov

posted on April 13, 2012 in Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

Hansen and Street Sense have several things in common, including victory in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Churchill Downs. Street Sense did it five years ago while Hansen triumphed in 2011. Both horses boasted experience on synthetic surfaces. Street Sense finished third in Keeneland’s Breeders’ Futurity as a juvenile and was runner-up in the Blue […]

It’s Post Time!

For months we have watched every prep, and read about all of the works. You have heard about the defections, excuses, and late arrivals of great efforts. But as the Hall Of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas was quoted, “people have opinions, and horses have answers.” The Kentucky Oaks may take place under conditions other […]

New Kids at the Block

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 3, 2011 in General Discussion, Kentucky Derby | No Comments >>

This year, there will be five new kids on the block. It will not be the usual faces, and for the game that is a good thing. Now on deck, we will have some new batters. They are: Anna “Rosie” Napravnik – She was the first lady rider to win the Louisiana Derby, and also […]