These next 2 weeks will be amazing.
The great thing about a card like the one that we have in store for us on Derby day, is that you do not have to be right often to make money.
As opposed to years past — when I forced myself to wait until the field was named and post positions were assigned to dig into my handicapping — I am already dialed in for this year’s renewal of the Kentucky Derby.
Funny how that works: you put up $10 million for a horse race, stage it at one of the world’s newest and glitziest racing venues, and you wind up with a field of international racing superstars, who bring with them an assortment of compelling storylines.
From an aptitude-talent standpoint the difference between those that are good at a
Champion of Champions
I write this sitting in the Japan Airlines lounge, getting ready to embark on what has become TVG’s annual trip to cover the Japan Cup. Although I look forward to our yearly sojourn, the thought of spending the next 12hrs at 39,000ft with recycled air blasting through the aircraft is less than appealing. Those thoughts soon disappear, when I realize what is in store when the field goes to post on Saturday night for the 31st
In the lead-up to the 2010 Breeders’ Cup the coverage was Zenyatta-‘centric’, and rightly so.
TVG’s Simon Bray is joined by Timeform Flat Editor Jamie Lynch to provide a perspective from each side of the Atlantic on topics about this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup.