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Up the Backstretch (Archive)
  • Take Charge Brandi building strong resume (December 15, 2014)
  • California Chrome shows maturity on turf (November 30, 2014)
  • Longer wait than expected for Exodus (November 24, 2014)
  • California Chrome not done, yet (November 18, 2014)
  • 2014 Horse of the Year prospects (November 4, 2014)
  • It all comes down to the Classic (October 28, 2014)
  • Strange circumstance changes race (October 20, 2014)
  • Hole left with absence of Wise Dan (October 14, 2014)
  • Keep Wise Dan on the turf (October 6, 2014)
  • Options aplenty for Bayern (September 24, 2014)
  • This is big, really big (September 18, 2014)
  • No Wise Dan means Woodbine Mile wide open (September 12, 2014)
  • On Fire Baby working from fringe (September 4, 2014)
  • Finding a price in the Woodward (August 28, 2014)
  • Pacific Classic gives Shared Belief star status (August 25, 2014)
  • Shared Belief stepping up with Pacific Classic (August 21, 2014)
  • Saturday was a good day for Delaware Park (August 18, 2014)
  • Look north for champion filly (August 11, 2014)
  • Upsets taking its toll on leaders (August 5, 2014)
  • Whitney to offer rivalry renewal (July 31, 2014)
  • Tough day at the track for Untapable (July 28, 2014)
  • Haskell Day could become Lady's Day (July 16, 2014)
  • 3-year-olds keep the spotlight (July 7, 2014)
  • Summer racing at Saratoga around the corner (June 26, 2014)
  • Superficial look at the racing season (June 19, 2014)
  • How good were the 3-year-olds of 2007? (June 12, 2014)
  • 'Chrome' is poised to triple the fun (June 4, 2014)
  • Espinoza on the hot seat in Belmont (May 28, 2014)
  • Preakness benefited California Chrome (May 23, 2014)
  • Relay race awaits California Chrome (May 19, 2014)
  • Don't let times affect your decisions (May 15, 2014)
  • California Chrome ripe for the taking (May 8, 2014)
  • California Chrome has bull's-eye for Derby (May 1, 2014)
  • Giving proper deference to Game On Dude (April 17, 2014)
  • Finding No. 2 to California Chrome (April 10, 2014)
  • A back-to-nature movement in racing (April 3, 2014)
  • Speed aplenty in Florida Derby (March 27, 2014)
  • All Tied Up to do just that in Spiral (March 20, 2014)
  • Honor Code not ready for prime time (March 13, 2014)
  • Split-squad Saturday for older horses (March 6, 2014)
  • Weights don't lie for Big 'Cap (March 3, 2014)
  • Two elevate status of Swale Stakes (February 27, 2014)
  • Big 'Cap shaping up as bigger than big (February 20, 2014)
  • Game On Dude back for another go-around (February 6, 2014)
  • Time to say goodbye to all her friends (January 30, 2014)
  • Good things for horse racing (January 23, 2014)
  • Mucho Macho Man swings for triple (January 16, 2014)
  • That's one big video screen (January 6, 2014)
  • Following in Itsmyluckyday's hoofprints (December 30, 2013)
  • It was Hollywood Park's final bow (December 23, 2013)
  • The final stakes on the final day forever (December 20, 2013)
  • Gearing up for a 10th anniversary (December 12, 2013)
  • Mucho Macho Man brings smiles to racing fans (December 5, 2013)
  • Hold off on crowning Horse of the Year (December 2, 2013)
  • So long to another great lady (November 21, 2013)
  • Major thoroughbred honors predictions (November 7, 2013)
  • Turf defense to be difficult for Little Mike (October 31, 2013)
  • Game On Dude goes for glory (October 29, 2013)
  • Half dozen make up Distaff field (October 24, 2013)
  • Champ must catch Obviously in BC Mile (October 17, 2013)
  • Hollywood Park's demise nearing (October 10, 2013)
  • Romans sends out horse to take on Wise Dan (October 3, 2013)
  • Test of maturity arrives Saturday (September 26, 2013)
  • Hall of Fame trainers vie for PA Derby (September 19, 2013)
  • Wise Dan ups the ante (September 16, 2013)
  • Sunday was 'Redemption Day' (August 26, 2013)
  • Career day for trainer Chad Brown (August 19, 2013)
  • Time to close the door on division title (August 15, 2013)
  • Two out of three ain't bad for Travers (August 8, 2013)
  • Eastern regional of racing at Saratoga (August 1, 2013)
  • Royal Delta remains queen of the realm (July 22, 2013)
  • Longshot takes shot at champ (July 18, 2013)
  • Two for the turf Saturday from Romans (July 11, 2013)
  • Sprinters to blast off at Calder (July 2, 2013)
  • Hey, wake up, the champ's back (June 27, 2013)
  • A bunch of guys hangin' out at the Downs (June 13, 2013)
  • Why the filly will win the Belmont Stakes (June 7, 2013)
  • Test of the Champion (June 5, 2013)
  • Brand new stakes brings champs to Penn National (May 30, 2013)
  • Lukas still beaming after Preakness win (May 23, 2013)
  • The Big O's likely for Belmont Stakes (May 20, 2013)
  • Triple Crown or bust (May 16, 2013)
  • Monmouth Park betting on sports wagering (May 9, 2013)
  • 35 years and hoping (May 2, 2013)
  • Two looking good as Kentucky Derby plays (April 25, 2013)
  • Smith secures chance for second Derby win (April 16, 2013)
  • Look out, Derby straight ahead (April 11, 2013)
  • Wood Memorial loftier than Santa Anita Derby (April 4, 2013)
  • Derby fever season begins Saturday (March 28, 2013)
  • Truly improving the breed (March 14, 2013)
  • It's time for Verrazano to cross stakes bridge (March 7, 2013)
  • Make room for the big boys (February 28, 2013)
  • New points system bringing out the horses (February 21, 2013)
  • Time to get serious about Derby preps (February 19, 2013)
  • Illinois Derby outside looking in (February 15, 2013)
  • A not so long goodbye for Animal Kingdom (February 7, 2013)
  • Evolution of Revolutionary (January 31, 2013)
  • Champion gets party started (January 24, 2013)
  • Horse of the Year, maybe (January 17, 2013)
  • Derby preps popping up (January 10, 2013)
  • The biggest names of 2013 (December 31, 2012)
  • The biggest names of 2012 (December 26, 2012)
  • History of Violence (December 17, 2012)
  • Parx Racing's Derby hopefuls (December 11, 2012)
  • Charles Town Classic a major hitter (December 5, 2012)
  • Native Diver is the Dude's to lose (November 30, 2012)
  • Former rivals go out on top (November 26, 2012)
  • Not racing as a Dubai prep (November 19, 2012)
  • Don't overlook Shanghai Bobby (November 6, 2012)
  • Throw a blanket over Ladies' Classic (November 1, 2012)
  • Shackleford tries Dirt Mile again (October 31, 2012)
  • Royal Delta will find tough going in Breeders' Cup (October 25, 2012)
  • Next stop Breeders' Cup (October 18, 2012)
  • Classy mare heads into retirement (October 11, 2012)
  • Romans' 3-year-olds in Eclipse mix (October 4, 2012)
  • New rider to guide Game On Dude in Classic prep (September 27, 2012)
  • What have you done for me now (September 13, 2012)
  • Horse of the Year contenders (September 6, 2012)
  • Heavyweights clash in Woodward (August 30, 2012)
  • Sophomores gather for Travers (August 23, 2012)
  • McGaughey and Stidham after first Million (August 14, 2012)
  • My Miss Aurelia returns in Saratoga stakes (August 7, 2012)
  • Three-year-olds start second season (July 30, 2012)
  • Setting the Del 'Cap morning line (July 19, 2012)
  • One star leaves, another returns (July 11, 2012)
  • Baffert packing double-barrel shot for Gold Cup (July 05, 2012)
  • Iowa Derby attracts champion colt (June 26, 2012)
  • New look at 1973 Preakness (June 12, 2012)
  • Triple Crown within reach of new Big Red (June 7, 2012)
  • I'll Have Another moves to Belmont Stakes barn (June 5, 2012)
  • Will he or won't he (June 1, 2012)
  • I'll Have Another gets respect (May 23, 2012)
  • Only one horse can win Triple Crown (May 17, 2012)
  • Delaware Park gets to 75 (May 10, 2012)
  • Derby winner to arrive early for Preakness (May 7, 2012)
  • Derby up for grabs on Saturday (May 3, 2012)
  • Smith carries seven-year Derby itch (April 27, 2012)
  • Second start big one for Johannesbourbon (April 20, 2012)
  • Unfair weights a matter of opinion (April 9, 2012)
  • Derby horse helps Byrne end long stakes drought (April 2, 2012)
  • Rosie goes for another rosy bayou win (March 29, 2012)
  • Light shines on Sunland Derby (March 23, 2012)
  • Secret Circle a sprinter no longer (March 19, 2012)
  • True survivor story (March 12, 2012)
  • Horses really do mature (March 5, 2012)
  • Look for the Union label (February 27, 2012)
  • Turf horse took to Golden Gate's artificial track (February 21, 2012)
  • Team Valor calls audible for Animal Kingdom (February 17, 2012)

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