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A Horse and His Crown

  On Saturday, the racing world got it’s answer to the question of whether two Triple Crown winners were possible in a four-year span. Our second Triple Crown winner in a decade. After a 37-year-drought that was ended by American Pharoah, another Triple Crown winner wasn’t even conceivable until Saturday night. The author grew up […]

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Rainy days and memories.

  It is the first Saturday in May. For Churchill Downs, it means that 150,000-plus people will be clamoring beneath its twin spires to get a glance of that year’s winner of the most prestigious race in North America, the Kentucky Derby. While racegoers and contenders alike might wish for sunshine, they will continue to […]

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