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  • International Star reels in Stanford late to win the Louisiana Derby.Posted 12 hours ago
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  • Pants On Fire guts out a win in the Sir Shackleton.Posted 15 hours ago
  • War Correspondent rolls late to win the Appleton.Posted 17 hours ago
  • Prince Bishop wins the world's richest race; California Chrome 2nd.Posted 18 hours ago
  • Dolniya dominates the boys in the Dubai Sheema ClassicPosted 19 hours ago
  • Solow defeats The Grey Gatsby in the $6,000,000 Dubai TurfPosted 19 hours ago
  • Secret Circle wins Golden Shaheen Sprint in Dubai.Posted 20 hours ago

An imperfect Ten

The naysayers, most of them, have been naysaying that 2010 was a bummer of a year for horse racing, and who am I to argue? If one of the year's highlights was Santa Anita trading a dirt track for a $10-million mistake, you can imagine the direction the rest of the year took. One crank debated whether to include on his top 10 the item that Frank Stronach changed hairdressers.

But no matter how sour the year, there are always the memories of the races. You can't take that away from me, and I'll even hum a few bars. But Mr. Bandleader, color me eclectic. No Triple Crown races on this list. For a sick joke, I thought about listing all the important races in which a Nick Zito horse finished second, but then I thought, Nick's never done anything to me. And besides, in 2010, the tough beats for Zito would fill up the whole list... Read More

 

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