Tag Archives: Brian Palaniuk

The Greatest Race That Never Was

[caption id="attachment_11846" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Man O' War. How good was he?[/caption] by Bob Gates For as long as most of us can remember, the first Saturday in May is reserved for the Kentucky Derby, but not this year. The "Run for the Roses" was rescheduled to the fall because of COVID-19. You just knew NBC…
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Naigo: A rare and special horse, he was

[caption id="attachment_3502" align="alignright" width="270"] Patti Ross, Irwin Driedger and Naigo find the ASD Winner's Circle. June 16, 1979.[/caption] by Bob Naigo had the kind of class that most other horses can only dream about. After all, he was a son of the great Northern Dancer, and his owner, Bud Willmot's Kinghaven Farms, expected a lot…
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The Osiris Stakes – Fabulous 50 and Counting!

  [caption id="attachment_2756" align="alignright" width="270" caption="The original Osiris Juvenile Plate!"][/caption] by Bob So what do an Egyptian God and a horse named Papyrus have to do with our Osiris Stakes? According to Egyptian mythology, “Osiris” is the name given to the god of the afterlife. It is also the name of a racehorse that was…
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