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

6/21/09 in Horse Racing   |   Pat   |   5229 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"...

The Success of Failure

6/6/09 in Horse Racing   |   coolbreeze54   |   respect

Einstein had a radical theory regarding Newton's thought of special relativity.  His theory was spacetime becomes curved in response to the ef...

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

6/6/09 in Horse Racing   |   Pat   |   5229 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...

Race Horses Slaughtered

6/6/09 in Horse Racing   |   rileyjames47   |   respect

While millions of viewers watch this year's Belmont Stakes, former champions like Charismatic and War Emblem are half a world away in Japan. Thousa...

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...

Rachael Alexandra Vs. Mine That Bird

5/25/09 in Horse Racing   |   ATLFlash   |   0 respect

Calvin Borel chose to ride Rachel Alexandra in the Preakness over the Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird, a move I've never seen a jockey do on t...

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 ...

Roses Run Preview (Final 5 or 16-20)

5/2/09 in Horse Racing   |   LoriDbl18fan   |   138 respect

Continuing with the info of the Kentucky Derby runners this year, it’s now time for the final 5 post positions (16-20); the outside spots are...

Roses Run Preview (Middle 5 or 11-15)

5/2/09 in Horse Racing   |   LoriDbl18fan   |   138 respect

Continuing with the info of the Kentucky Derby runners this year, it’s now time for the best 5 post positions (11-15); the more preferred sta...