January 20, 2018

Sham and his brief reign as king of Santa Anita

January 2, 2018 3

Barring any letup this week in the ice box conditions hovering over the northeast, specifically New York, the first 2018 Kentucky Derby (G1) points race will not be the $100,000 Jerome at Aqueduct, postponed from […]

Run Time edges Bullards Alley in H. Allen Jerkens

December 30, 2017 0

At the time Bullards Alley ran off the screen winning the Canadian International (G1) in mid-October, Run Time had just a maiden win in 12 starts to his credit. Nonetheless, recency entering Saturday’s $100,000 H. […]

Top 10 Memorable Races of 2017

December 18, 2017 0

Opinions will obviously differ, but for my money the following races stood out among the hundreds of graded stakes run throughout 2017. Enjoy the look back at 10 of the most memorable of the year […]

Best of Hanson 2017: An Anthology

December 18, 2017 0

The end of another year is upon us, thus time to anthologize some of my better (IMHO) takes and features published throughout 2017 at Brisnet.com. (you can find my “Best of” collections for 2015 and […]

On Leave edges Gianna’s Dream in My Charmer

December 16, 2017 0

It wasn’t an easy-looking win, but odds-on favorite On Leave prevailed as expected in Saturday’s $100,000 My Charmer (G3) at Gulfstream Park. A homebred racing for Jockey Club chairman Stuart Janney III, On Leave was […]

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