Apr 232011

From Richard Dutrow Jr. to the KHRC

I Fought The Law


If God forbade drinking, would He have made wine so good?

Cardinal Richeleu


Courier-Journal – Sure Things For Kentucky Derby

Cincinnati Enquirer – Classic mint julep a Kentucky Derby tradition


He who loves not wine, women and song remains a fool his whole life long.

Martin Luther


LA Times – Jess Jackson dies at 81; developer of Kendall-Jackson wine brand

Kendall-Jackson Wines – How We Measure Success

Kendall-Jackson Wines – Tribute

Thoroughbred Times – Jess Jackson – George Bolton Eulogy


If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.

Anne Bradstreet


ESPN – Plonk – Countdown To The Triple Crown

Horse Race Insider – Mercifully The Derby Road Coming To An End

DRF – Aqueduct – Jerome Could Serve As Gallant Dreams‘ Audition For Belmont Stakes

DRF – Kentucky Derby spot the goal for Silver Medallion in Lexington

Thoroughbred Times – Silver Medallion ready to make Derby case in Coolmore Lexington

Bloodhorse – Cal Nation, Astrology Give Jerome Star Punch


Courier-Journal – Derby Hopefuls Workout at Keeneland On A Soggy Saturday

Bloodhorse – Triple Crown Insider – Derby Field Set?

DRF – 2011 Kentucky Derby: Who’s hot, who’s not for April 21

Thoroughbred Times – Poll

ESPN – Novak – Jon Court to get first Derby shot

Court’s mount, Archarcharch is a half brother to Fever who was campaigned by Stu Simon for Brent, Roy and Russell McLellan.

DRF – Kentucky Derby - Uncle Mo Arrives Without Fanfare At Churchill Downs

ESPN – Novak – Baffert still a ‘Factor’?

DRF – Keeneland: Silver Medallion eyes more graded cash in Lexington Stakes

Bloodhorse – Master of Hounds’ Derby Plans Firming Up

Bloodhorse – Soldat Sizzles Five Furlongs at Palm Meadows

Bloodhorse – Randy Moss to Host NTRA Derby Webcast

DRF – Kentucky Derby hopes subject to ailment

Thoroughbred Times – Nakatani takes Nehro over Comma to the Top for Kentucky Derby

Thoroughbred Times – Road to the Triple Crown: Wild prep season puts Borel, others out in the cold


You can’t see Canada across lake Erie, but you know it’s there. It’s the same with spring. You have to have faith, especially in Cleveland.

Paul Fleischman


Dazed And Confused





    Celebrate The Kentucky Derby At The Derby Bar & Grill

    Saturday, May 7, 2011

    $38.95 per person, plus taxes.  Reservations Required!!


    Breakfast Buffet – 7:00 am to 11:00 am

    With Eggs Benedict, Omelet’s, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Fruit, Cheese & More….

    Kentucky Buffet – 11:00 am to 3:30 pm

    Featuring:  Prime Rib, Grilled Crab Cakes, Peel n Eat Shrimp, Seasonal Vegetables, Potato Salad, Fresh Fruit & Cheese, Assorted Baked Goods, Desserts & More….


Brisnet – Kentucky Oaks Report

Bloodhorse – Kentucky Oaks Field Could Be Full

Bloodhorse – R Heat Lightning Has Bullet Work at Belmont

Bloodhorse – Kathmanblu: An Unlikely Superstar


Team Valor International and Highfield Stock Farm’s Chantilly Nayla faces 10 other in the Giant’s Causeway going 5 1/2 furlongs on the Keeneland turf this afternoon.

Bloodhorse – Giant’s Causeway Reaches 100 Stakes Winners

Dean’s Kitten, who’s dame Summer Theatre resides just outside Sylvan Lake, Alberta may face only 4 in the Ben Ali Stake GIII going 1 1/8 miles on the Keeneland polydirt, but it’s a competitive group he’s in.

Wonder it Summer Theatre’s 2011 yearling will end up in Esquirol Farms Sale at Northlands Canadian Derby weekend.

On the other side of the mountains where the BC healthcare system’s been overwhelmed by the number of ankle and knee injuries from those jumping off the Canucklehead’s bandwagon, Rod Cone has Darrell Landry’s Notoriously in a contentious field in the Brighouse Belles Stake.


DRF – Rainbow 6 players chase what could be a $5 million jackpot at Gulfstream Park

DRF – Gulfstream’s Rainbow 6 presents unique opportunity

But in Alberta the Rainbow Pick 6 presents just another opportunity to improve the thoroughbred industry that has been lost.


The 10th race at Aqueduct presents an intriguing wagering opportunity. Fenway Faithful running in New York? Phil’s gonna box him with Little Wise Guy, Saints Alive and You Better Believe.


He who knows best knows how little he knows.

Thomas Jefferson


Boston Globe – Go watch Nonna cook

LA Times – Celebrate Easter with a spring-fresh menu

LA Times – Peep Art, from Carroll County Arts Council


Solsbury Hill

Mr. Soul

Shape Of Things


Phil M Stockmen