Posts Tagged ‘horse racing’

Belmont Stakes: June 11

Here are my picks—but what do I know?

WIN—Mo Donegal—I have to go with trainer Todd Pletcher

PLACE—Rich Strike—Derby Winner, not convinced he can go a mile and half

SHOW—Nest—Another Todd Pletcher horse, but a filly in a long race

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Preakness is today, Saturday May 15, post time 6:47 EST, Pimlico, Baltimore.

My picks (but what do I know?):

Win—Midnight Bourbon

Place—Medina Spirit

Show—Unbridled Honor

[Concert Tour with Bob Baffert and Mike Smith are hard to ignore]

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The next big thing?

Chariot racing still takes place in the USA though the chariots are modern. The races are sprints, similar to Quarter horse racing. I would love to see this in the flesh. (Churchill Downs, are you listening?)

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