Archive for the ‘Belmont Stakes’ Category

More On Big Brown’s Turd

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Ever since Big Brown shat the bed at the Belmont on Saturday, we here at Rumors and Rants (well, at least me) have been eating it up with a spoon. (Figuratively speaking of course, since horses crap in their beds on a daily basis and we still haven't had to ...

Big Brown: Triple Crown, or goin’ down?

Friday, June 6th, 2008

I never thought I'd be able to compare Bill Belichick to a horse's ass, but here goes: will Big Brown make history and win the Triple Crown for the first time in 30 years, or go down in history like the 18-1 New England Patriots -- just another pretender?As was ...

Big Brown Gets Railed

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Well, here we are again. If Rumors and Rants hasn't become your go-to blog for all things related to Big Brown by now, you are no friend to us.Just kidding. Come back often. We're just winging this horse racing stuff.Anyway, Triple Crown favorite Big Brown drew the No. 1 post, ...

Update: Big Brown Does a Horse Jog

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Big Brown galloped nine furlongs Wednesday, his first workout since being diagnosed with a crack in his hoof that sent shudders through the sports world.Hopefully that was sufficiently dramatic for you. I don't even know what a furlong is. No idea. But here I am giving my best effort and ...

Gamblers Rejoice: Big Brown Will be OK (Maybe)

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

Well THANK GOD. According to this here story on ESPN.com Big Brown is going to be just fine for the Belmont Stakes. So, we can still assume the first Triple Crown winner in 30 years is forthcoming, right?I mean, a crack in a hoof doesn't sound like that big a ...