Posts Tagged ‘Secretariat’

Big Red

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 16, 2010 in General Discussion | 2 Comments >>

Tonight, I was invited by the local media to watch a preview of the movie “Secretariat.” The movie told an incredible story, but did we do it justice? A coin toss determined who would get a new foal. I won’t spoil the movie for you, but I will skirt the ideas that we could have […]

One Belmont Stakes Myth Keeps on Kicking

by Greg Melikov

posted on June 1, 2010 in General Discussion, Other Events | 3 Comments >>

The word is out again perpetuating a racing myth that won’t go away — the Belmont Stakes belongs to stretch runners. A couple of examples from two major racing websites that will go nameless: “Kentucky Derby runner-up Ice Box, the likely morning-line favorite for the June 5 Belmont Stakes, breezed four furlongs in 49 3/5 […]