The Triple Crown Awaits Big Brown

6/7/08 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

UPDATE: Casino Drive officially pulled out of the Belmont Stakes this morning, making my preview essentially worthless only 8 hours after I wro...

Man, This Is Just Too Easy

6/5/08 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Big Brown is now endorsed by Hooters. Just leave your jokes below in the comments. [The Sporting Blog] Yet another reason why Duke sucks. They...

Girl Jockeys Gone Wild

5/29/08 in Horse Racing   |   Jon   |   5 respect

In a case currently going through the Scottish legal system, jockey Jenny Riding admitted to attacking soldier Stewart McEwan with a glass after he...

This Guy Obviously Had A Great Time At The Preakness

5/19/08 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

I'm not sure how many of you are familiar with the urinal run at the Preakness. It's probably more popular than the actual rac...

Big Brown May Finally Be The Triple Crown Horse We've Been Waiting For

5/17/08 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Like most people, I'm not any kind of huge horse racing fan, but I always watch the three legs of the Triple Crown, even when no horse has a ...

Big Brown May Be Barry Bonds In Disguise

5/17/08 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Big Brown is understandably the favorite to win today's Preakness, but he's also the favorite to potentially test dirty after it. That's beca...

A Tradition Unlike Any Other ... Idiots Dodging Wasted Beer

5/16/08 in Horse Racing   |   CriticalFanatic   |   respect

One of the most bizarre sports fans (and I use this term loosely here) traditions is the 'Running of the Urinals' that takes place at Pimli...

PETA Approves As Horse Gets Revenge For Eight Belles

5/6/08 in Horse Racing   |   Jon   |   5 respect

Over the past few days, PETA has quite vocally condemned the death of Eight Belles at the Kentucky Derby. Many have cried, "Who will stick...

Where Drinking Becomes the True Sport of Kings

5/5/08 in Horse Racing   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

The late, great Hunter S. Thompson wrote an article in 1970 entitled "The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved." Not surprisingly, he ...

PETA Decides To Up The Stupidity Ante Once More, Blames Hillary For Eight Belles' Death

5/5/08 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

From the horse racing geniuses at Hugging Harold Reynolds comes this new hilarious angle to the Eight Belles story. As you probably now know,...

Let's All Remember That Horse Racing Isn't Exactly The Equivalent Of Dogfighting

5/5/08 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

In the wake of Eight Belles' unfortunate accident and subsequent euthanization at the Kentucky Derby, the age old question of "Is horse rac...

Tom Hammond Makes A Boob of Himself Yet Again

5/4/08 in Horse Racing   |   CriticalFanatic   |   respect

Rather than dwell on the sad story of Eight Belles, I'd rather focus on the most uplifting highlight of the 134th running of the Kentucky Derb...

The Fastest Two Minutes In Live Comment Sports

5/3/08 in Horse Racing   |   CriticalFanatic   |   respect

This is the worst idea ever ... so naturally, we're going to roll with it. Pretty sure this has to be the first ever two-minute live blo...

Kentucky Derby: Fortune at the Crapshoot

5/2/08 in Horse Racing   |   HHReynolds   |   respect

Remember at the end of the movie Far & Away when all of the land prospectors are lining up for the gunshot start to claim their land. Nobody k...

Which Horse Has the Coolest Name and other Insightful Betting Practices

5/2/08 in Horse Racing   |   CriticalFanatic   |   respect

I like to fancy myself as a casual horse racing fan, not the geek who actually studies race history, but I like to make the treck out to Arlingto...