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Hagiography Is No Substitute for History

Last August I was watching the Travers Stakes on NBC. Tom Hammond turned to Jerry Bailey and asked something like: “If American Pharoah wins this race today, does that mean he is the best horse of all time?” I almost … Continue reading

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This Travers Was the BEST Thing That Could Have Happened to Racing

“I’ve read all your statements and I’ve not said a word But now, Lord God, let my poor voice be heard Let me die in my footsteps before I go down under the ground.” Ever since American Pharoah (AP) won … Continue reading

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