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Eric Banks

The Back of the Book

As fine a product as the online DRF is, Eric Banks misses what you can’t get in the virtual product, all the little items shoehorned in at the very beginning and very end of the paper.

Racing Writer Audax Minor Won the Marathon

It’s not intended as any dismissal of Audax Minor’s artistry to recall Samuel Johnson’ quip about the dancing dog: It’s not so much that the dog dances well as that he dances at all.

Get Rid of “My Old Kentucky Home”

Plenty of state songs have tricky, hard-to-remember lyrics, but that’s why people generally aren’t asked to sing them in public, much less when there’s a good horse race to watch.