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  • Cassatt hangs on to win the Houston Ladies Classic.Posted 11 hours ago
  • Alert Bay skims the rail to win the California Cup Turf Classic. Posted 15 hours ago
  • Mischief Clem edges Pulmarack in the California Cup Derby. Posted 16 hours ago
  • Birdatthewire rolls to a powerful victory in the Forward Gal. Posted 17 hours ago
  • Singing Kitty proves best in the California Cup Oaks. Posted 17 hours ago
  • Upstart begins his Kentucky Derby trail with an impressive win in the Holy Bull! Posted 17 hours ago
  • Consumer Credit rolls late in the Sweetest Chant.Posted 18 hours ago
  • Lochte wins a three horse photo in the Tampa Bay Stakes. Posted 18 hours ago
  • Barbados wears down X Y Jet to win the Hutcheson. Posted 18 hours ago
  • From last to first for Far Right in the Smarty Jones! Posted 5 days ago
12thCrown Silks

12thCrown

User Since: 4/28/2011
Racing interest:
Passionate fan, historian, blogger, owner, advocate.
First track attended:
Oaklawn Park
Location:
Dallas, Texas
About me/racing interests:
Annual Kentucky Derby blogging since 1997. Formed Saturday Racing Stable LLC in 2010 with a dozen new owners. Two 2YOs and a 3YO filly currently in training with Bret Calhoun.

How did I get into racing?
Father owned horses when I was a teen and my siblings helped sneak me into Oaklawn when I was 10. Hit a pick 6 at Louisiana Downs at age 16.

Favorite racing moment?
Zenyatta prancing for Oaklawn fans after 2010 Apple Blossom, Cigar beating Silver Goblin in Oaklawn Handicap, 2004 Smarty Jones phenomenon, Afleet Alex in Arkansas Derby, Pine Bluff and Lil E Tee rivalry, Azeri running down Take Charge Lady for 3rd Apple Blossom - all at Oaklawn Park.