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It all started five weeks ago in Louisville, Kentucky with the 135th Kentucky Derby and will end in Elmont, New York with the running of the 141sth Belmont Stakes–the test of champions.
We had a gelding, Mine that Bird, win the Derby, and the second-longest Mutuel price in the Derby’s history.
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By Jerome Keel 5/16/09 12:35pm
One down, two to go. Will the eagle (Mind That Bird ) fly? By late afternoon, we’ll know.
Today, at the old hilltop racecourse Pimlico in Baltimore, is the 134th Preakness.
Let’s take a look at the field.
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By Josh Benson 5/14/09 4:17pm
Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood
By Michael Lewis
Norton, 190 pages, $23.95
Here are some things I’ve learned since becoming a father:
—The Queens Zoo is a wholesome and inexpensive place to take two boys, ages 1 and 3, on weekends. Also: It is fine for boys that age to ride the Read More
By Jerome Keel 5/01/09 3:37pm
On Saturday afternoon shortly after 6 o’clock the starter will spring the latch to send the field of 20 on their way in the 135th Kentucky Derby.
One majestic thoroughbred will take several thousand racing fans on a ride of a lifetime en route to winning the Kentucky Read More