…hold on to your hat

With another Royal Wedding behind us, I’m sure we’re all coming down off of the high of that parade of hats and titles you didn’t know existed. Not to mention the 6 AM wake up call for anyone who wanted to watch it live. And if you tuned in specifically for the hat fashion (and…

…just you wait

Another Saturday, another shot at Triple Crown glory as the Preakness is run this afternoon in Baltimore. Of course, this year’s race doesn’t just fall on any Saturday. No, today also happens to be the 20th of May, which (as any musical theater nerd knows) was proclaimed Eliza Doolittle Day. This wonderful coincidence brings together…

…Up the Ante

It’s time for second jewel in the Triple Crown series—the Preakness Stakes. Once again, the Crusade is here to walk you through the highlights of this thoroughbred racing event. While not as glamorous as the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness makes up for this with its level of excitement. The Preakness is known not just for the 1-3/16…

…Run For The Roses

Sports addicts, part-time sports addicts, and those who barely acknowledge that sports exist–are you ready? It’s officially derby season. Yes, it’s that time of year when we all act like we actually know something about horse racing. Over the next month or so you’ll hear be hearing a lot of talk about: Thoroughbreds, colts, fillies, jockeys,…