Tag Archives: Secretariat

HORSE RACING: HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO (INCLUDING EFFECTIVELY MARKETING CO-MINGLING)

Back in the day, Bonnie Tyler channeled Rod Stewart and made an impassioned plea via her song, “Holding Out For A Hero”. If ever horse racing needed a theme song, this is it- a sport sorely lacking in heroes, and, … Continue reading

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A HORSE RACING HALL OF FAME: AGAIN, WE ASK, WHY NOT?

The subject above has been mentioned here before and it will keep being mentioned along with the happy trails of other new initiatives that can propel horse racing into that larger pantheon of sports entertainment and not continue to be … Continue reading

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COMPETITION, CREATIVITY, CONS AND CONAN O’BRIEN AT THE RACES

When the going gets tough, the tough get going and just to mix metaphors up, if you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen and these are the times that separate the men from the boys. All this … Continue reading

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