Tag Archives: horse racing

Off-Track Blessing

Off-Track Blessing

One day while playing the ponies at the track and all but losing his shirt, Mitch noticed a priest who stepped out onto the track and blessed the forehead of one of the horses lining up for the fourth race. Lo and behold, that horse — a very long shot — won the race. Before the next race, as […] ... More
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The Kentucky Derby

From training to naming, the business of the “two most exciting minutes in sports” unfolds before our eyes as we delve into the archives for a look at this tradition. ... More