Tag Archives: Kentucky Derby

Racing Lost One of Its Biggest Fans and I Lost an Irreplaceable Friend

This past week, those within driving distance said goodbye to our friend Herbie Knecht. Those of us who couldn’t be there in body, were definitely there in spirit. Herbie’s son, daughter and sister, not only knew their father and brother well, but made … Continue reading

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DUDE!!!!!!!!! Or…How a Simple, Silly, Pretend Game, With No Real $$$ Helped the Economy

About 4 years ago, my “adopted big brother” Kirk told me about a fantasy racing game in which he’d become involved.  It was simple.  Real horses are presented for “auction” and with our pretend money we bid in $10k increments … Continue reading

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One Way to Grow a Fan

Yesterday morning, as I sat in front of the TV, DVR remote in hand, to watch the pageantry of Royal Ascot in anticipation of Black Caviar’s expected 22nd victory, I couldn’t help but feel wistful.  As TVG first showed us … Continue reading

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