December 1, 2021

Remembering Hall of Famer Bimelech

April 4, 2020 0

Had Keeneland’s spring meet gone forward, we might have seen unbeaten Maxfield launch his comeback in the Blue Grass (G2). Instead I’m finding refuge in the past, and a perusal of the Blue Grass honor roll led me to back to Hall of Famer Bimelech (1940). […]

Historical Cameo – Buckpasser

January 16, 2020 0

Originally appearing Feb. 6, 2007 Buckpasser — 1966 Horse of the Year Two stakes races staged on opposite coasts this past weekend have brought to mind the immortal Buckpasser, widely regarded as the best horse […]

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 […]