There are very few times in life when one can say, "My dream has come true."
Last Saturday as I readied myself for the 138 Kentucky Derby I realized
that yes, I was going to be sitting under the Twin Spires for the
biggest race of the Thoroughbred season, nay the biggest race of my
When you start laying down horse racing wagers at 10 years old, well,
let's just say attending the Kentucky Derby becomes an automatic. So,
for some 34 years I've dreamt of seeing 20 hopefuls burst through the
starting gate as more than 100,000 fans cheer them on.