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Matt Gardner

Founder & Managing Editor

I don't come from a family with a horse racing background but my parents used to go to the old Longacres track in south Seattle when I was young. The Sunday Silence / Easy Goer rivalry in 1989 brought me into the sport, while the day to day challenge and joy of handicapping has turned me into the hardcore horse racing fan that I am today. I subscribe to Dish Network because it's the only cable/sat provider in my area that offers both TVG and HRTV. At least one of those channels is on in my home about 75% of the time.

MOST RECENT POSTS

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"KINGMAN turned in the perfect Classic trial at Newbury as he obliterated his Greenham rivals with a magnificent performance."

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The University of Kentucky is renowned for its eight men’s basketball national championships and its three Final Four appearances in the last four years. But the university now finds itself in the unfamiliar, and unlikely, position of having fostered a Kentucky Derby prospect.

Blue Grass & Arkansas Derby Open Thread

The final two major prep races for the 2014 Kentucky Derby are slated for this afternoon: the Arkansas Derby and Blue Grass Stakes.

SA Derby: California Chrome rolls to Louisville

California Chrome asserts his dominance on the West Coast by blowing out the field in the Santa Anita Derby.

Wood Results: Wicked Strong closes for the win

Wicked Strong rolls to Louisville after winning the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct.

Wood & SA Derby Open Thread

The road to the 2014 Kentucky Derby is nearing an end with today's runnings of the Wood Memorial and Santa Anita Derby.

Predicteform Wood Memorial Analysis

A look at the 2014 Wood Memorial from Predicteform.

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It's time for the big one on the West Coast: the 2014 Santa Anita Derby.

Social Inclusion, Samraat & Uncle Sigh lead Wood

New York City takes center stage on the road to the 2014 Kentucky Derby with Saturday's Grade 1 $1 million Wood Memorial at Aqueduct.

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