Handicatting with Rocky…
Down $9.90--only winner yesterday was serious chalk. Today: Kaitlyn's Cat and Bitty Kitty.
…and with Imp and Furlong
Madison and Floyd’s fund for feline welfare
Tag Archives: Brooklyn Handicap
When racing returned to New York State after nearly three years, shuttered due to stringent anti-gambling restrictions, the Brooklyn Handicap, first run in 1887, came with it. With survival, though, came transplantation, as the race was moved out of its … Continue reading
You can watch the race, including its troubled start and one of the horses—presumably the winner—getting rubbed afterwards, and then read the incredibly detailed account of the race in the next day’s New York Times. The amount of coverage the … Continue reading
This weekend, 12 horses will take to the legendary Belmont oval to run in an historic stakes race, a race that dates back to the 19th century, a race in which horses will run, for one of the few times … Continue reading