Did You Mean "sabercats?".
Oaklawn Park president Charles Cella often has a smile on his face on the track's closing day, when crowds in excess of 60,000 typically congregate for the Arkansas Derby.
Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another won't sweep the Triple Crown.
Kentucky Derby 138
For "an instant," trainer Steve Asmussen thought he was going to win last year's Kentucky Derby with Nehro.
The raw talent of Bodemeister was too much for his rivals on Saturday in the Grade 1, $1 million Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park.
With a knock on wood and a ceremonial dance around the desk to divert the wrath of the god of counted chickens, eight horses are already in the Kentucky Derby.
But for a hiccup a few weeks ago, Winchell Thoroughbreds' Sabercat would have contested the Breeders' Cup Juvenile. The unexpected change of plans might have turned out to be a blessing in disguise.