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: Churchill Downs
Last summer at Saratoga, a turf writing veteran – male – called me over to a TV in the press box. “Have you seen this?” he asked. Seen what? He gestured to the television, rendered practically speechless by what he … Continue reading
Seeing the pictures of the tornado damage at Churchill in no way prepared me for seeing the wreckage in person. The backstretch and the nearby neighborhood were studies in contrast: incredible destruction juxtaposed with pristine completeness. The tornado apparently made … Continue reading
Monday morning, April 19th: It’s been quiet for a little while, but at about 8:25, the stirrings begin. The clockers resume their places: binoculars are raised, stopwatches poised. After a morning of commonplace workouts—oh, except for that bullet that Rachel … Continue reading