March 24, 2018

Monomoy Girl early choice in Kentucky Oaks Future Wager

March 6, 2018 0

Louisiana-based Monomoy Girl, California’s unbeaten Dream Tree, and rising star Midnight Bisou head the list of three-year-old fillies among 24 wagering interests set for this week’s three-day run of Churchill Downs’ 2018 Kentucky Oaks Future […]

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 […]

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 […]

Best of Hanson 2017: An Anthology

December 18, 2017 0

The end of another year is upon us, thus time to anthologize some of my better (IMHO) takes and features published throughout 2017 at (you can find my “Best of” collections for 2015 and […]

Enticed hangs on by a head in Kentucky Jockey Club

November 25, 2017 0

Described by jockey Junior Alvarado as “a big horse that’s mentally still a baby,” Enticed nonetheless overcame the effects of a congested field to prevail over Tiz Mischief in Saturday’s $200,000 Kentucky Jockey Club (G2) […]

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