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  • Accelerate (7-1) wins in a romp as Arrogate finishes way back in the San Diego Handicap. Posted 5 hours ago
  • Hunt (3-1) waits and then blows by in the Grade 2 Eddie Read.Posted 8 hours ago
  • Lady Eli (9-10), giving eight pounds, edges Quidura on the wire of the Grade 1 Diana.Posted 8 hours ago
  • Firenze Fire (12-1) holds off Free Drop Billy in the Sanford Stakes.Posted 9 hours ago
  • Twisted Tom (7-10) scores a hard-earned win in the New York Derby.Posted 10 hours ago
  • Proctor's Ledge (6-1), with first-time Lasix, rolls on the turf in the Lake George.Posted 1 day ago
  • Dream It Is (4-1) romps in the Grade 3 Schuylerville at Saratoga.Posted 1 day ago
  • Indycott (7-5) wins the opener, as they're off at Saratoga!Posted 1 day ago
  • Bowies Hero (3-1) much the best in the Oceanside Stakes on opening day at Del Mar.Posted 3 days ago
  • Irap (7-5) romps home a big winner of the Indiana Derby.Posted 7 days ago
Saratoga and Del Mar 2017

Remembering Barbaro

This is the five-year anniversary of Barbaro’s Kentucky Derby win, and reminders of the colt and his victory are everywhere. Alex Brown has produced a beautiful full-color coffee table book (Greatness and Goodness: Barbaro and his Legacy), and editors of the 2011 Kentucky Derby souvenir magazine asked me to talk with Barbaro’s connections about their memories as well. Reading Brown’s book, an amazing inside view of all that went on with the colt, and checking in with Gretchen Jackson, Michael Matz, and Edgar Prado, I realized how deeply Barbaro touched so many lives. It’s hard to believe so many seasons have passed since we watched him train and race.
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