Tag Archives: Kentucky Derby

The Sports Archives – Training A Racehorse For Flat Track!

Training a horse for horse racing is very similar to the basic training techniques for all disciplines of horse training. Any breed of horse can race, but the most common racing breeds are the Quarter horse, Thoroughbreds and the Arabian … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Gambling on a Legend!

Back in the 1980’s I was already hopelessly addicted to the Grand National and bet on the race every year. I had not, however, developed an interest in horse racing as a whole and knew little or nothing about the … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Learning the Kentucky Derby Lingo!

While fashion does not always mesh well with sports, the Kentucky Derby is one event wherein attendees are encouraged to be in their most glamorous outfits. But above and beyond the elegant long dresses and flamboyant hats, the Kentucky Derby … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives Greatest Moments – Secretariat and the coin toss

Jimmy “The Greek” Snyder once said that he did not like Secretariat’s chances.  That was before the 1973  Kentucky Derby in which Secretariat broke the record by running each quarter-mile split faster than the preceding one! Secretariat won the triple … Continue reading

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