Think Long, Think Wrong

Have you ever heard the phrase “if you think long, you think wrong”? Sure you have. As a young kid learning to handicap the races from an older guy I heard it all the time. Sometimes he said it...

Winner’s Circle – April 4th

TTE Recap:  The weekend can be summed up in one word - Nyquist.  The 3 year old undefeated colt cemented himself as the favorite to win the Kentucky Derby next month after a dominating performance in the Florida Derby.  It's...

The Poll Pony – Best Dream Matchup

  Thank you for voting! The voting has ended and the results are in!   Results  Songbird vs Cathryn Sophia  69% The Poll Pony says "Congratulations to the fillies"

Bullet Proof Vests for Contest Players

It's a incredible day of handicapping for you.  All those hours of studying for the day's card the night before has totally paid off in a big way.  So far, everything you have touched has turned to gold. Winner...

Kentucky Derby- “My 37 Year Love Affair” 1988

The 1988 Derby was full of surprises both before and after the running of the 114th Kentucky Derby. The race featured the filly Winning Colors that a lot of stodgy traditionalists said didn’t belong running against the boys; an undefeated...

Seeing Is Believing

I can't remember the last time I purchased an item and actually opened the box and read directions on its assembly or operation. I also can't remember the last time I didn't surf the internet to solve my house...

Kentucky Derby – “My 37 Year Old Love Affair” 1981

1981 was a big year for Michael Beychok. Graduated high school by the scantest of margins and met my future ex wife. It was also a big year for a notorious New York trainer named Johnny Campo but we...

Kentucky Derby – “My 37 Year Love Affair”

There was nothing formful about the 1985 Kentucky Derby. It marked the first time in 6 years that the Baton Rouge group didn’t have its leader, Dr. Anthony B. Leggio at the helm and there was a hole left...

The Poll Pony – Hardest Tracks to Handicap

    Final Results Gulfstream 23% Tampa Bay 20% Saratoga 11% Poll Pony says "Thank you for your votes!"

Kentucky Derby- “My 37 Year Love Affair” 1987

Big things were expected of me in 1987 going into the Kentucky Derby. By now, most of my friends, my dad’s friends, my brother’s friends and friends of friends had heard about our big score on the 1986 Derby...
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