John Scheinman sits down for coffee with Kerry Thomas, who describes how he assesses horse behavior and who he likes in this year’s Kentucky Derby.
Since the early 1920s, breakfast at Wagner’s has been a foregone conclusion for horsemen and Thoroughbred racing fans alike.
My first visit to Churchill Downs’ legendary backstretch is in the rain. The pouring rain. But John Scheinman guides me through the sights and sounds and most importantly, the thoroughbred right-of-way. Then, to Wagner’s Pharmacy.