Steve Coburn is obviously a sore loser, but does he have a valid point?

6/9/14 in Horse Racing   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

After California Chrome's loss in the Belmont Stakes, preventing him from becoming the first Triple Crown winner since 1978, owner Steve Coburn...

California Chrome has a new sneaker endorsement deal. Wait, what?

6/2/14 in Horse Racing   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

California Chrome, the horse who won both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, now has a new shoe sponsor. No, not horseshoes, like you might t...

California Chrome's Triple Crown chase will continue, now that Belmont has allowed nasal strips

5/19/14 in Horse Racing   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

There was some concern about Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome skipping the Belmont Stakes, the last leg of the Triple Crown, s...

Off to the Races: Belmont Stakes Odds and Props

6/8/13 in Horse Racing   |   GeorgeMon   |   159 respect

Orb, the winner of the Kentucky Derby, is a 3 to 1 favorite heading into the Belmont Stakes Horse racing only has a few marquee events tha...

Preakness bettor’s guide: Odds and prop bets

5/18/13 in Horse Racing   |   GeorgeMon   |   159 respect

The 2013 Preakness Stakes is finally here, and while I do not pretend to know much about horse racing, I do know that the event is an excellent ...

I'll Have Another won't have another, so we can stop pretending to care about horse racing

6/8/12 in Horse Racing   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

In a huge blow to the horse racing world, trainer Doug O'Neill has announced that Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I'll Have Another won...

Horse Wins Race Without Jockey... And That's Why Horse Racing Isn't A Sport.

6/21/09 in Horse Racing   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

I've said before that horse racing isn't a sport. That's still the case. My argument is that the horses are the real "athletes"...

It's Time To Once Again Pretend That Horse Racing Matters [Belmont Stakes Live Thread]

6/6/09 in Horse Racing   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

Personally, I hate the fact that for 3 days out of the year, people pretend that horse racing is even remotely relevant. For that reason, I hat...

Oh, Right. There's A Horse Race This Weekend. [Belmont Stakes Preview]

6/5/09 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

In case you forgot, and I'm betting about 60% of you did, the Belmont Stakes is this weekend. Yes, I know the Belmont isn't nearly as exciting a...

Rachel Alexandra Lives Up To The Hype

5/16/09 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Oftentimes, racehorses never live up to the hype surrounding them. And other times, they actually do. Today, Rachel Alexandra, the he...

Time To See If Rachel Alexandra Is All That [Preakness Live Thread]

5/16/09 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

All right, time to see if Rachel Alexandra, the super philly can win the 2009 Preakness Stakes. She's a huge 2 to 1 favorite, after blowing awa...

What Makes Horse Racing More Fun? An Announcer Doing Impressions During A Race [Blog Patrol]

5/15/09 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Just in time for the Preakness, here's a comedian doing about 20 impressions during one announcing call. [Sports Rubbish] Apparently other peopl...

Shed A Tear Everyone. The Great Urinal Run At The Preakness Is No More.

5/15/09 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

After last year's Preakness, word broke that Pimlico was going to do the unthinkable, they were going to disallow patrons who attended the event fr...

The Kentucky Derby, As Decadent And Depraved As It Ever Was [Blog Patrol]

5/4/09 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

A look back at the depravity of the Kentucky Derby. [Deadspin] Phillies/Mets weekend produces predictable results. Like a dude getting clocked i...