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You’ve probably been wondering where I disappeared to since Saturday night? Well, let’s just say that the wife and I got a brief reprieve from our role as parents as my folks took our son for a few nights. Obviously blogging wasn’t much of a priority during out respite.
Alas, the time for fun and games is over and we’ve returned to the daily grind once more. With that in mind I’ve updated the horse watch list page – an area of the blog that I admittedly gave the “red headed step-child treatment during the Triple Crown season.
Right now I’ve only got the bigger names in the sport covered: Curlin, Big Brown, Benny the Bull, Ginger Punch – that sort of thing. I intend on expanding it as frequently as possible throughout the rest of the year – especially as top 2 year olds start to emerge. Although, if the last two years are any indication with Curlin and Big Brown, we possibly won’t see the next great one until next spring.
The next likely updates when time permits will be Pyro, Zaftig, Better Talk Now (has always been one of my favorites), Einstein, and Fabulous Strike.
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Categories : Colonel John, Handicapping Selections, Hollywood Park, Horse Racing News, Triple Crown Coverage
Colonel John, the highly regarded 2 year old son of multiple Breeder’s Cup Classic winner Tiznow, romped to an impressive victory in the 3rd running of the $100,000 Real Quiet at Hollywood Park on Sunday.
Going off as a 3/5 favorite at post time, the colt broke towards the back of the field and chose to wait patiently before making his move. Many Rivers broke out on top and went to the front early, leading the field into the final turn. Colonel John exploded when they came to the top of the stretch moving from 4th to 1st in one move, clearly establishing his dominance over the field. A perfect running lane opened up beautifully for him and he took full advantage of the opportunity finishing clearly the best. Read the rest of this entry »