Posts Tagged ‘Mike Maker’

Greg Melikov’s Top 10 2012 Kentucky Derby Contenders – Fifth Edition

Here’s my updated ranking of the Top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders from bottom to top Dave Letterman’s style: Went The Day Well: The same connections won the 2012 and ’11 Spiral en route to Louisville. Animal Kingdom captured last year’s Kentucky Derby. This son of Proud Citizen didn’t run particular impressive closing fractions in this […]

Free Keeneland Selections – 2012 Blue Grass Stakes

The track at Keeneland has been tough to get a handle. Last Saturday, 6/8 winners went wire-to-wire, or were just off the pace. As late as Wednesday, 4/6 runners made their way into the winner’s circle by closing down the lane. The weather is supposed to be in the low 70’s, and the poly track […]

Greg Melikov’s Top Ten 2012 Kentucky Derby Contenders – Fourth Edition

Here’s my updated ranking of the Top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders from bottom to top Dave Letterman’s style: My Adonis: One of the most experienced sophomores has hit the board seven of eight times. The son of Pleasantly Perfect was runner-up to Hansen in the Gotham at Aqueduct. He needs to step up because his […]

Greg Melikov’s Top Ten 2012 Kentucky Derby Contenders – Third Edition

Here’s my updated ranking of the Top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders from bottom to top Dave Letterman’s style: Gemologist: One of the colts in the Todd Pletcher stable that has scored twice at Churchill Downs. The son of Tiznow shares the same connections as Super Saver who captured the 2010 Kentucky Derby. Next start: Oaklawn […]

Gotham Stakes Lures a Full Field of Sophomores

by Greg Melikov

posted on February 29, 2012 in Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

The 59th Gotham Stakes on Saturday has attracted a full field of 3-year-olds, including stakes winners Hansen, King and Crusader, Battle Hardened and Pretension. Hansen, the 2011 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile champ, will attempt to rebound from his runner-up performance in Gulfstream Park’s Holy Bull during which he almost fell breaking from the gate. The son […]

The Blues?

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 24, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

I was reading a little ditty about the Breeders’ Cup winner Hansen. It is a feel good story for horse owners. His owner is Dr. Kendall Hansen, and he has a big barn of two runners. His stark white colt by Tapit is eye-catching. When he won by a scary 1/2 length at Churchill Downs in […]

Holy Bull Features BC Juvenile Winner Hansen

by Greg Melikov

posted on January 24, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

Hansen, who has been training in South Florida since late last year, will attempt to become only the second Breeders’ Cup Juvenile champion to capture the Run for the Roses. Street Sense, the 2006 BC Juvenile champ that won the ’07 Kentucky Derby, began his sophomore season with a victory in the Hutcheson Stakes at […]

Good Luck or Coincidence ? You Be the Judge……

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 26, 2011 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

If you have ever tuned in to our Internet radio show, we always try and make racing as informative mixed with a good dash of fun. We have special guests and talk about how we are doing with our “EZ-Win” forms. A good pal brought something t0 my attention the other day. Long ago, we had […]