Posts Tagged ‘Derby Trail’

The Happy Horseplayer – February

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 4, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

Your friend the Happy Horseplayer is starting to take aim on finding his Derby hopefuls. The marquee races are starting to heat up and it seems like every other week is chock-full of preps. – But, that is the way of the racing world. It starts in the winter and each passing weekend has us […]

Beware of the Madness of March

Most live on the couch only to get up for chips, a beverage or the occasional trip to the bathroom. The idea of waiting for a big school to fall to the smaller foe is the ultimate goal for the non-gambling fan or if you had ABC Tech going all the way as the upset […]

Free Selections / Hawthorne / 4-20-2013

Nothing like heading to sweet-home-Chicago for some exciting racing action.┬áThe Illinois Derby was home to┬áKentucky Derby winner War Emblem in 2002. Could there be another runner who will make an impact down the road? Only time will tell, and post time is slated for 6:15 p.m. ET.   Hawthorne Race Course   The weather forecast […]

Couch Capper

I was laying low last weekend with a long overdue dentist visit to man-up, and get my wisdom teeth removed. For this pain in the jaw experience, I spent mucho time on the couch listening to how things are shaking out for the Derby. Here are some insights that jumped out, and they began to […]