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Can Dirtbags, Pretty Ladies, And Twitter Save Horse Racing?

If you're like the average American, your experience of major horse races centers on one: the Kentucky Derby. Perhaps you know a bit more about the sport and follow the Preakness and the Belmont as well, putting a bit of money down in the same spirit in which you'd pick a bracket and talking up Triple Crown winners… » 11/01/13 3:25pm 11/01/13 3:25pm

Blazing Saddles; A Day At The Breeders' Cup

I don't have many living idols, due to the fact that such folk have an unfortunate tendency to let you down. But I make an exception with this gentleman, who is a big reason that I accepted an invitation to attend the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita this past Saturday. Meeting the great Mel Brooks was certainly a bigger… » 10/27/08 11:00am 10/27/08 11:00am