We discuss the Wednesday stakes races from Kentucky Downs and welcome in Pat Cummings from the Thoroughbred Idea Foundation to talk about his recent article on breakage, the TIF, his time in Hong Kong, and much more!
We look ahead to opening day at Keeneland and then welcome in Andrew Hawkins from the Hong Kong Jockey Club to talk about racing in Hong Kong, his path from Australia to Hong Kong, and much more!
In races run in close proximity to one another early Sunday morning but on the other side of the world in Japan and Hong Kong, a pair of jockeys earned applause for their efforts in stakes victories. In the Grade I, $2.9 million Tenno Sho Spring Stakes in Kyoto, Japan, ageless Yutaka Take guided Kitasan Black [no relation] to a determined, wire-to-wire victory in 3:15.3. U.S. racing fans have known of Take for years and this weekend the legendary Japanese [...]