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  • Callback game in victory in the Grade 1 Las Virgenes. Posted 1 hour ago
  • Avanzare and Gary Stevens get to the wire first in the Arcadia. Posted 2 hours ago
  • Conquest Two Step runs 1:08 flat to score in the Palos Verdes. Posted 2 hours ago
  • Take Charge Brandi holds on to win the Martha Washington. Posted 3 hours ago
  • Ocean Knight gets up in the Sam F. Davis in only his second lifetime start. Posted 3 hours ago
  • Testa Rossi gets the win via DQ over Hard Not to Like in the EndeavourPosted 3 hours ago
  • Include Betty surprises with a big late run in the Suncoast.Posted 4 hours ago
  • Lady Shipman sets a new track record in the OBS Sprint Stakes (Fillies). Posted 4 days ago
  • Constitution covers 5F in 1:00 1/5 , fastest of 7 at Palm BeachPosted 5 days ago
  • Pure Tactics score down the hill in the Clocker's Corner. Posted 6 days 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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