Horse Racing: 2012 Countdown to the Triple Crown…with a little different look
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Those of you who have been with me for a while know I’ve been involved in the sport of Horse Racing, in some capacity, for 32 years. I’ve worked at breeding farms, on the backstretch of BelmontPark, and as a correspondent (or writer). Of course, thru all 32 years, I’ve been a fan and handicapper. That being said, I can’t remember a year where the three year old crop has been as strong as the current one. Don’t get me wrong; I’ve said a million times before that the Kentucky Derby, year in and year out, is far and away the toughest race to figure out or handicap. The 2012 Kentucky Derby is absolutely no different. There are no less than eight horses with a 110% legitimate chance to be wearing the blanket of roses in the late afternoon of May 5th. At one time, I thought Union Rags stood alone as the horse to beat….honestly, I’m not quite sure of that right now.
Instead of doing my usual ranking, from 1 to 25 (or so), I’ve decided to look at things slightly different this week to maybe…
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