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Mr. Big News pays $95.60 in Oaklawn Stakes upset

April 11, 2020 0

Allied Racing Stable’s Mr. Big News was ignored at 46-1 in Saturday’s $200,000 Oaklawn S., but the improving sophomore proved the market all wrong when springing the $95.60 upset. A useful fifth in the second […]

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). […]

2020 Triple Crown nominations list reaches 347

February 5, 2020 0

A list of early 2020 Triple Crown nominees was released Wednesday morning, with 347 3-year-olds currently eligible to compete in the May 2 Kentucky Derby (G1), May 16 Preakness (G1), and June 6 Belmont S. […]

The 2019 Best of Hanson Anthology

December 23, 2019 0

‘Tis the season to be with family and friends, and/or if you’re so inclined, with reading material while sitting by a warm fire with a mug of hot chocolate. Continuing a tradition started in 2015, […]

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