February 18, 2019

Top 5 international stories of 2018

January 1, 2019 0

How to sum up an action-packed year on the international scene with an abundance of memorable developments? A “Top 5” retrospective can try to hit the highlights, but not all. Among those left on the […]

Scully’s favorite races of 2018

December 31, 2018 0

I’ve tabbed five races as my favorites in 2018: #5 – MET MILE Bee Jersey opened 2018 with three romping wins, including the Steve Sexton Mile (G3) at Lone Star Park, and made his first […]

Top 7 international turf stories of 2017

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As a follow-up to my colleagues’ year-in-review pieces in the Brisnet.com Features section, I’d like to offer my Top 7 international stories of 2017. I’m restricting myself to developments on the international turf, or else […]

Five Best Distaff Performances of 2017

December 23, 2017 0

With 2017 coming to an end, it’s time to look back at some of the best performances from the distaff division. All the likely suspects are here, along with what might be a couple of […]

5 Races to Remember in 2017

December 22, 2017 0

By John Mucciolo I witnessed numerous stellar performances in 2017 in what was one of my favorite years of racing since my obsession with the sport began. While the following handful of races were just […]

5 Fantastic Finishes in 2017

December 20, 2017 0

The following races delivered a fantastic finish in 2017: SHAM STAKES The first Kentucky Derby qualifier of the New Year in California, the January 7 Sham (G3) was headlined by Grade 1 juvenile winner Gormley […]

2017 Jockey ROI Awards

December 19, 2017 0

Eclipse Awards voters should have received their packets by now, and as they consider the on-track accomplishments of horses, trainers, jockeys, owners, and breeders at the highest level of the sport, I wanted to take […]

Top 5 Horse Racing Upsets of 2017

December 18, 2017 0

First, some ground rules: There are two ways to consider a race “an upset”: 1. Who won, and 2. Who lost. In making this list, I considered not only the winner but also the beaten […]

Top 10 Memorable Races of 2017

December 18, 2017 0

Opinions will obviously differ, but for my money the following races stood out among the hundreds of graded stakes run throughout 2017. Enjoy the look back at 10 of the most memorable of the year […]

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