With under three weeks remaining until the Kentucky Derby, the horses and fans alike are making preparations for the biggest event in horse racing.
My great aunt Brenda Ann used to visit our house every Christmas and return all the gifts we had given her the previous year. "I hated this," she would tell my mother as Mom unwrapped the Sleeping Beauty VHS cassette that she had fought over with an 8 year old at the Blockbuster bargain bin.
It can happen to you, if you are Shug McGaughey, Dinny Phipps, Stuart Janney III and Joel Rosario, and your horse is Orb. The fairy tale? Why the Triple Crown, of course.
Within hours of Brooklyn losing game seven to Chicago, the Nets fired interim coach P.J. Carlesimo.
In the spirit of the Kentucky Derby, Bart Ma-jooski and Badge Williamson -- also known as Scott and Nick -- are back at it again for the start of the ...
It's off to the races come Kentucky Derby day on Saturday, and for us, that means one thing: Mint Juleps! Here are five modern-day variations.
You don't have to be in Kentucky to enjoy some southern hospitality.
A full field of 20 horses will be in Saturday's Kentucky Derby. The morning line favorite (7-2) is Orb in the 16th post. Goldencents, partially owned by champion Louisville's coach Rick Pitino is 5-1 and well positioned in the eighth post.
Her name is Rosie Napravnik. That's right, I said "her." Rosie is one of only a few successful female jockeys in history -- and she's the only female to be running for the roses this year.
It's almost the Kentucky Derby, which means it's time for your finest wide-brimmed hat and a tall glass of bourbon. Here are some elegant, Southern-inspired snacks and drinks to sustain you.
Poker players frequently give off signals that tip off the kind of cards they have. It is the same thing in these conferences. I would actually pay the attorneys and clients to bring me to meditations as I can spot problems and make corrections before they get money in their hands.
Just like the NFL, the NBA and the PGA, horse racing is seeking a younger, broader audience.
Having taken both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes from the favored Bodemeister, I'll Have Another will have three weeks to further hone his lethal homestretch kick.
Mitt Romney's next major campaign move, selecting his Vice Presidential nominee, might decide what looks to be a very close general election. If you don't believe me, look no further than Sarah Palin in 2008.
Sen. Mitch McConnell, who is known in Washington as a relentless and somewhat humorless partisan, became the soul of graciousness as the horses came out on the track.
The crowds here don't "look like America." This is a whiter, older, more Anglo and more Southern scene. This makes it a magnet for politicians, not so much for the old reason, publicity, as for the proximity of money.