Saturday’s (5-24-2014) Power Page and KHSS for Belmont and Santa Anita are ready for download…

Belmont Stakes Seminar 

at Texas Station

on June 6th at 6:00 PM 

in the Race-Book

I hope you will take the time to join me in our celebration of hte race that defined Secretariat, Seattle Slew and of course Affirmed and Alydar.   For those of us who remember seeing Affirmed and Alydar race in locked step for the entire 1 1/2 mile – noting that both really were Triple Crown champions, as Alydar finished successively better 2nd place finishes to Affirmed increasingly excellent first place finishes.  We have seen over the past 35 years, to one extent or another, champion horse come to claim his Triple Crown only to become undone by the grind and the distance.  We can look back on Affirmed as one of the greatest champions, because by any standard he is the only Triple Crown Champion to beat another Triple Crown Champion….