Horse racing fans thirst for an end to the Triple Crown drought. Could Orb be the answer to their prayers?
Grass horses running in the U.S. restored some national honor to the worldwide sporting arena, blowing the Euros off the grass at the 2012 Breeders' Cup, writes Jay Cronley.
The Breeder's Cup is the best relatively new invention in sports.
Bad picks are like a bad golf swing. When the pressure is on, you revert to what's easiest.
All sports, except for football, college and pro, could stand an infusion of new fans.
Handicapping a horse race is like the search for a good golf swing in two main ways. There's a lot to remember. And, pressure causes forgetfulness.
Just as soon as we get horse racing figured out, along comes fake dirt.
Here's something that seems to work, if not every time at the horse races, many times: a little abstinence.
Horse race handicapping technique is like a golf swing. Every so often, you need to take your game apart and put it back together.
There's no doubt what horse racing's three best-known races are. The mystery is how to bet them.