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May 3, 2012

Don’t Listen to Wise Guys (Unless They’re Right)

We now have reached the point — as we do at each Kentucky Derby — when like the groundhog, the wise guys emerge from hibernation to tout a horse they have chosen as their own.

Oaks Day: Scheinman vs. Andrews

John Scheinman and “Action” Andy Andrew go head-to-head in Kentucky Oaks day handicapping.

Last of the Cajun Jockeys

It is hard to believe that on Saturday when they go to the post for America’s signature race, the Kentucky Derby, there only will be two Cajun riders in the irons.

Ten Questions for Andrew Beyer

Andrew Beyer on Bodemeister, Hansen, and Trinniberg, and why he doesn’t travel to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby.