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

6/21/09 in Horse Racing   |   Pat   |   5224 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   |   5224 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...

Mine That Bird Steals The Show At The Derby

5/2/09 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Man, was that ever one hell of a race. Mine That Bird, who I never thought about once over the course of the lead up to the Kentucky Derb...

Time For The Fastest Live Thread In The Business. [Kentucky Derby Live Thread]

5/2/09 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

All right everyone. Welcome to the quickest live thread in sports. It's FanIQ's annual Kentucky Derby Live Thread. I expect you all to comment ...

What A Weekend For Sports [Weekend TV Schedule]

5/1/09 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Quite a full weekend of sports, and a ton of good stuff on. Plenty of NBA and NHL games, and plenty of other interesting stuff as well. But the...

A Kentucky Derby Preview For You, With Hot Chicks In Hats So You'll Actually Read It.

5/1/09 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

All right everyone. I'm not sure how much you all like horse racing, but frankly, I don't care, especially since I'm the one writing the articles h...

In Honor Of The Kentucky Derby, Here Are The Dirtiest And Most Ridiculous Racehorse Names Ever

5/1/09 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

This weekend the biggest thing going on is of course Bulls versus Celtics Game 7 the Kentucky Derby. This year's favorite is I Want Revenge, which ...

This Won't Excite Horse Enthusiasts

4/28/09 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

The Kentucky Derby is this weekend, which means once again it's time for pageantry and tradition....and people going nuts about how racehor...

Horse Racing Has A Danica Patrick

2/20/09 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

The only times I watch horse racing are the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, and the Belmont if a horse has a chance at the Triple Crown. That's it. ...