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Posts Tagged Preakness


American Pharoah Rules

American Pharoah Ends Triple Crown Drought Saturday’s running of the Belmont Stakes is one for the ages. After 37 years of near misses and disappointments thoroughbred racing has crowned its 12th Triple Crown winner in American Pharoah. He is truly a champion and left no doubt about it. He absolutely demolished his seven rivals with […]

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2014 Preakness- One Week Out

Preakness Line-Up So Far We witnessed Kentucky Derby favorite, California Chrome roll on to a victory last week in the 140th Kentucky Derby and now everyone is asking the same question- Will California Chrome roll on to a Triple Crown victory? Only the Preakness and Belmont stand in his way, and with one week left […]

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Triple Crown History- Sir Barton

HHR’s History of the Triple Crown- Sir Barton The year was 1919 and the U.S. was going through some changes. Bills were being passed for Women’s Suffrage and Prohibition. President Wilson is awarded the Noble Peace Prize. Babe Ruth is smashing home run records and the White Sox became known as the Black Sox for […]

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Pegasus No Lucky Day for Itsmyluckyday

Itsmyluckyday Pulled Up In Pegasus Last Saturday, Itsmyluckyday went head-to-head against Verrazano in the Monmouth Pegasus and was my early choice for the win. Unfortunately, the day (nor the race) was lucky at all for the 2nd place Preakness horse who ended the race with a slight pelvic fracture. Although the injury sounds serious, it […]

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Are You Kidding Me, Gary Stevens? Oxbow Wins 2013 Preakness

Stevens Scratches 7 Year Itch With Preakness Hall of Fame veteran Gary Stevens, who recently came out of a 7 year retirement and is now 50 years old, won the 2013 Preakness Stakes aboard Oxbow in a wire-to-wire ride that few saw coming. But honestly… I should have known better, and I am still kicking […]

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The Dream Became a Nightmare, Will Take Charge Disappoints

Will Take Charge Takes 7th in 2013 Preakness Did you ever have a date with a woman who was so beautiful that you thought this is the one? In anticipation of the date you did everything possible to put on a good impression, you saved up a great sum of money to spend on your […]

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Will Will Take Charge Take Charge in the Preakness?

Will Take Charge’s Overlooked Derby Ride Is it possible that a horse besides Orb will win the second leg of the Triple Crown?   Of course it is, we all know that. After all Orb is just another thoroughbred who is trying to become the twelfth horse to win all three of the prestigious races that […]

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The History of the Triple Crown

HHR’s History of the Triple Crown- Introduction Can you feel it? The 139th Kentucky Derby is over and now that Orb rallied down the stretch and captured the Running of the Roses in truly impressive form, that same old feeling rises up in every horse racing fan mere seconds after the race. That same feeling […]

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2013 Peter Pan Stakes Review

In Need of Some Magic in 2013 Peter Pan Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park might be the stuff that fairy tales are made of, but in light of next weekend’s Preakness, the entries to the Peter Pan look more and more like the Lost Boys of Neverland. Set at 1 […]

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