'Best of' Columns
May 21, 2006
BALTIMORE. -- This was supposed to be Edgar Prado's dream come true -- a horse of destiny winning the Preakness on a track where the jockey launched his career.
Instead, Pimlico Race Course will for now will only conjure up nightmares for the Peruvian jockey.
May 8, 2005
Bellamy Road took a wrong turn. Bandini got bamboozled. Afleet Alex was not quite afleet enough.
The three favorites in yesterday's 131st Kentucky Derby were nearly completely shut out of the money at the finish line, with only Afleet Alex managing a third-place finis...