Tag Archives: Horse Racing

Dan Maes really really really doesn’t want to be Governor

He speaking to a “crowd” of 50 supporters (doesn’t Denver Metro have a population of over a million? That’s a big difference…) told them that the Denver Mayor and City Council focusing on the Environment, carpooling, BUS SERVICE and Bicycling, … Continue reading

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Pimping gambling with the Preakness

I have to admit I took my eyes off Mine That Bird. Again.

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Borel & Mine That Bird moon horseracing

To watch the replay of Calvin Borel’s ride at Churchill Downs is more captivating than it was live. Even anticipating the 50 to 1 upset, Mine That Bird‘s final stretch weave from last place to first looks like an athletic … Continue reading

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Election less like horse race than curling

News anchors report our elections like they were horse races. But I think the media upper class are more disinterested than we think, and less. I will agree that election play by play is presented like it was sport. We’re … Continue reading

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NMT to live-blog the Belmont Stakes!

The Patriots lost the Superbowl, presaging the break of America’s patriotic streak, relegating it to mud wrestling I thought. But the multimillionaire owners of Big Brown, one race away from the Triple Crown, decided their jockey should wear the Stars … Continue reading

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In defense of Ralph Routon

Ralph Routon’s recent diatribe in the Indy about the impending departure of Michael DeMarsche was lame. But you have to understand. Having Ralph write about the arts is akin to having John Waters write about the Superbowl. You can only … Continue reading

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