…Raise the Stakes

The Belmont Stakes are finally here and with them the possibility of a Triple Crown. The odds that another horse joins this elite club are long, but it’s hard not to get caught up in the excitement.

…tip your hat

Happy Derby Day! It’s a day for hats, horses, mint juleps, and the beginning of the few weeks of the year when I pay attention to horse racing.

…Paint The Town Red

Happy Cinco de Mayo! And because nothing says Mexican independence like a bunch of rich people in huge hats racing their million dollar ponies—Happy Derby Day! Yes, it’s once again that special time of year when we all pretend to know and care about horse racing. In its 138th running, the hats are still huge…

…finish strong

…always a great day for victory…even if you’re the only one racing… It’s been said, it’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the game. Well that’s all well and good, except the truth of the matter is some times you win and sometimes you lose. We’re all on either side at…

…bet on it

I’m a fairly cautious person (not overly).  I look both ways before crossing the street, wear my sunscreen, and double-knot my running shoes. I like the security that comes with a double-check and a back-up plan. And with the Triple Crown starting this weekend my mind naturally goes to gambling, both in the track sense…