Imagine a run-up to the Triple Crown that didn't include the Florida Derby or the Fountain of Youth or the Louisiana Derby.
These are the most intriguing horses in the country as the sport heads into a new season.
If people argue that California Chrome is the Horse of the Year by relying on last weekend's mummery at Santa Anita, they don't have much of an argument.
The future begins now for 2015 Kentucky Derby hopefuls and fans looking to cash in on their talent.
Horse racing has an extraordinary talent for putting its worst foot forward.
To focus on the Breeders' Cup Classic might overlook a more disturbing problem: This was the most unsatisfying World Championships in history.
Knowledge comes from study, but wisdom from observation, or at least that's what the philosophers at Clocker's Corner say.
The Juvenile is one of those Breeders' Cup races that must be seen, and not just seen but also remembered.
Close Hatches and Untapable will battle nine other top fillies and mares in the Breeders' Cup Distaff. But the race will be run on Friday, when almost no one will be watching.
Shared Belief defines himself by winning, as if a loss would send him into a cataleptic fugue.
Shared Belief isn't the richest, or best known or most popular horse in the country, but he soon could be all those things.
Wise Dan on the turf was like Fred Astaire on the dance floor.
Racing leadership needs to be much tougher on jockey indiscretions.
Super Saturday certainly lived up to its name, as Santa Anita and Belmont Park played host to some great performances.
Saturday promises to be a super time for horse racing fans.
California Chrome could not overcome a good field in Saturday's Pennsylvania Derby.