The "Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West," is back! The 2022 Reno Rodeo will be held on Wednesday, June 15 – Saturday, June 25 in Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center, Reno, Nevada. The annual event features a variety of animals, all judges and weighed.
The best thing about the NFL is its devotion to parity. Since the league expanded to eight divisions in 2002, there have only been two seasons (2014 and ’19) in which a team did not go from worst to first. It’s those very dynamics that make the sport so attractive to fans who believe that all they need is a few good breaks for their favorite teams to rise to the top. Just ask the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who signed Tom Brady last offseason and won a Super Bowl after 12 years without a postseason appearance.
Nice Race shaping up, will they let Bayern loose on the lead?
Great article from Clare Novak. A beautiful long form piece profiling the one, and only, Mr. Duchossois.
Bill Nack is the best.
Good piece over at the NYT on I'll Have Another's stud duty in Japan.
A wonderful piece over at BloodHorse.com. A definite "must read".
With a historical success rate of 33 percent, the current 12-race slump is unlikely: The odds of it happening by chance are about 1 in 130 – nearly the same as the 2011 Atlanta Braves failing to make Major League Baseball’s playoffs with 18 games remaining and an 8.5-game lead for the wild card.The Triple Crown Slump Is Even Slumpier Than You Think | FiveThirtyEight
The best horse on soft ground in the world, bar none.
Danza was already ruled out of the Belmont, and now Intense Holiday heads to the sidelines after suffering a condylar fracture following a work this morning.