Author Archive | Rick

60 MINUTES SPORTS ON SHOWTIME WEDNESDAY NIGHT

The first segment of this show was about the drug problems in thoroughbred horse racing. I hope many of you saw it. If not, it is on demand on Showtime. It also may be replayed. The National HBPA representative did not come across in his interview too honestly, in my opinion. The USADA representative came […]

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LARRY JONES IS RECOVERING

I called Cindy to check on Larry Friday and during our conversation Cindy said Larry is hollering that he wants to speak to me. He sounded the same and is very upbeat about his situation. He gets tired easily and still hurts in many places. He said the good thing is he has stopped finding […]

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NORMANDY INVASION SCRATCHED

Chad called me this morning with bad news. Normandy has developed a very minor hoof issue and we have jointly decided that it would be best not to run in the Alysheba. He will fly back to Belmont on Monday and continue training. We will pick out his next race and hope the hoof heals […]

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CHURCHILL MADE AN IRRESPONSIBLE MISTAKE

Chad Brown and I studied the two possibilities for Normandy Invasion’s next race. We reluctantly decided on the Alysheba over the Westchester. There were several reasons that we thought the Alysheba would benefit Normandy. This morning I asked Victoria, my able assistant, to call the lady she knows at Churchill that distributes the tickets for […]

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