April 18, 2019

Upcoming Stakes for April 18 – 24

April 17, 2019 0

Not much graded action takes place this weekend as the countdown to the Kentucky Derby (G1) heats up. Keeneland hosts the Elkhorn Stakes (G2) on April 20, Santa Anita Park has carded the Kona Gold […]

Scully’s favorite races of 2018

December 31, 2018 0

I’ve tabbed five races as my favorites in 2018: #5 – MET MILE Bee Jersey opened 2018 with three romping wins, including the Steve Sexton Mile (G3) at Lone Star Park, and made his first […]

Best of Hanson 2018: An Anthology

December 28, 2018 0

Continuing a tradition started in 2015, I’ve gone back through the past 12 months and compiled a list of what I think were my better takes and historical features published at Brisnet.com during the course […]

Triple Crown winner Justify retired to stud

July 25, 2018 0

Triple Crown winner Justify‘s racing career is officially over. His retirement was announced via press release Wednesday afternoon. “Justify had some filling in his ankle, and he is just not responding quick enough for a […]

Manny Ycaza, Hall of Fame jockey, dead at 80

July 17, 2018 0

Manny Ycaza, the Hall of Fame jockey who was among the first generation of Latin American riders that came to dominate the upper echelons of the sport and whose colorful and aggressive riding style endeared […]

Ankle concerns could spell end of Justify’s career

July 11, 2018 0

Tuesday’s announcement brought somber news: Triple Crown winner Justify will undergo an evaluation due to filling in his ankle. It’s all speculation presently but his racing career appears over. Connections never committed to racing Justify […]

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