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April 26, 2011

No Longer a “Factor”

The shine had already come off him, but it was still sad to see trainer Bob Baffert pull The Factor out of the Derby.

The Irrational Exuberance of Derby Fever

There’s something about this time of year that leaves the connections susceptible to heady anticipation, a sweeping moment of awareness and excitement.

The $1000 Mint Julep: This Is Not a Sippy Cup

Enjoy the julep; enjoy its cause, and for the love of God, don’t spill it.

Waiting for “Mo”

A lot of fans don’t know about the tempestuous relationship between Derby contender Uncle Mo and his stablemate, Awesome Maria.

Profile: Dialed In

Dialed In does something I love to see: He runs big every time he goes to post.

Profile: Uncle Mo

Uncle Mo deserved the hype, and he still deserves consideration in the Derby.

And We’re Off!

We’re going to live blog. We’re going to podcast. We’re going to gamble. We’re going to dance a jig when nobody’s looking because, honestly, we couldn’t be having more fun.