You managed to sum up, quite eloquently, all of the feelings even a non-Derby horse owner/breeder feels in anticipation of seeing one of their own get to the races: the overwhelming sense of time passing when a race is over, and the subsequent expectation of what’s next, coupled with the ‘daydreaming’ and rewind of what just happened. There is no greater intoxication than the winner’s circle, so just imagine it with one you’ve watched grow from wobbly, weedy foal to mature, fiery, on the muscle race horse. Great job in KY; see you at Old Hilltop!
Jeff Krulik is the Washington, DC-based award-winning filmmaker who in 1986, with collaborator John Heyn, took a camera to the parking lot of a Judas Priest concert arena -- the result was the cult sensation, Heavy Metal Parking Lot. Krulik's rapport with his subjects yields some of the best verite documentaries you'll see -- I Created Lancelot Link, Ernest Borgnine on the Bus, Obsessed with Jews, Hitler's Hat. His current projects include Heavy Metal Picnic, about one of the most raucus field parties ever, and Led Zeppelin Played Here, about an apocraphyl Led Zep concert in a Maryland gymnasium on the night of Richard Nixon's inauguration. Visit his website. More by Jeff Krulik ›