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...

If Only Bodacious Tatas Had Won The Kentucky Derby

5/2/08 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

With the Kentucky Derby happening this weekend, one of the fun things to always do is look at the names of the racehorses. They're usually ridic...

Apparently No One Goes To Australian Sporting Events Clothed

3/10/08 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

I don't know what they put in the water down there in Australia, but whatever it is (alcohol), it seems that it's got people taking their clo...

What To Do The Day Before Your Wedding: Race Horses In Your Underwear While Drunk

2/25/08 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

I'm not married, nor have ever come close to being married, so while I've been to a fair number of bachelor parties, I'm still not quite sur...

Horsefighting: A Sport I Didn't Know Existed That Mike Vick Probably Loves

2/19/08 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

I've got to be honest with all of you, I have a pretty good job. And one of the best things about it is I learn something new every day, beca...

From The "Sports-That-Shouldn't-Exist" File, We Bring You Horsesurfing

2/11/08 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Before I wound up here at FanIQ, I used to enjoy finding bizarre extreme sports to make fun of on my old site. And if you look hard enough, you'l...

Nothing Like Getting a Sponsorship at Age 4

2/6/08 in Horse Racing   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

I'm not sure what you were doing at age 4 - I believe I was still crapping my pants - but I bet you weren't doing what Arron Butterfield is doing. ...

If you are sick of Barbaro, just keep scrolling

1/29/07 in Horse Racing   |   Jon   |   5 respect

So Barbaro has finally been euthanized.   I've been one of the few people out there who wasn't sick of the story. Yes, the story did go on ...