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  1. Pat Forde: Baffert's leap sets up Lucky's victory

    Pat Forde

    Saturday, Lookin At Lucky and jockey Martin Garcia made trainer Bob Baffert look like a prophet.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2010
  2. Pat Forde: Looking for some luck

    Pat Forde

    We've been lookin' at unlucky in the colt's past two races, the Santa Anita Derby and the Kentucky Derby. The breaks have been so bad, you'd think Lookin At Lucky was from Cleveland.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2010
  3. Pat Forde: Truth in advertising

    Pat Forde

    A semi-raunchy ad campaign is beneath the dignity of the Preakness? For real?

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2010
  4. Pat Forde: Solid gold in the saddle

    Pat Forde

    Calvin Borel's delightfully quirky Cajun description of himself as "sound as a dollar brass" notwithstanding, the 43-year-old jockey is solid gold right now.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2010
  5. Triple Crown horse races need new schedule

    Pat Forde

    Triple Crown tradition needs to step aside for modern day common sense: The Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont need a scheduling face-lift.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2009
  6. Calvin Borel is suddenly riding the rails to stardom

    Pat Forde

    Calvin Borel was seemingly born to ride, but who knew he was destined for stardom? At age 40, the likable Louisianian suddenly finds himself in the home stretch of a long journey that has him poised on the precipice of Triple Crown history.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2009
  7. Forde: Rachel Alexandra proves critics wrong

    Pat Forde

    Jess Jackson stuck out his 10-figure neck in buying Rachel Alexandra less than two weeks ago and immediately inserting her into the Preakness, racing against colts for the first time. It was reckless, the critics howled. It was an exercise in egomania, they grumbled. If anything happens to that filly ... they warned.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2009
  8. Riding Rachel Alexandra in the Preakness Stakes was an easy choic...

    Pat Forde

    Changing horses in the middle of the Triple Crown is unusual, but it was a no-brainer for Calvin Borel.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2009
  9. Pimlico, Churchill Downs both face mounting challenges

    Pat Forde

    The Preakness remains a storied tradition, but its future is anything but a sure bet.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2009
  10. Rachel Alexandra's running in the Preakness is a bold shot in the...

    Pat Forde

    Rachel Alexandra is more than just a great horse. Her story is the kind of shot in the arm horse racing needs.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2009
  11. Preakness laugher leaves Big Brown in line for glory

    Pat Forde

    Big Brown followed his rousing Kentucky Derby victory with a runaway triumph in the Preakness Saturday that left him one long ride away from greatness, Pat Forde writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2008
  12. Quick turnaround a Preakness story line for Big Brown

    Pat Forde

    Horses and pitchers have something in common: They just don't seem to have the stamina that they used to.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2008
  13. Racing needs to look at breeding, medication, surfaces and more

    Pat Forde

    Eight Belles' death prompted much hand-wringing in the racing industry. Solutions are not easy to come by.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2008
  14. Louisiana lightning strikes in Preakness' tight finish

    Pat Forde

    Cajun jockeys Calvin Borel and Robby Albarado have been dueling each other for years, but the good pals dramatically raised the stakes Saturday, making a thrilling Preakness a family affair.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2007