Archive for the ‘Eight Belles’ Category

Eight Belles, Now Ashes, Joins the Worms

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

If there's one thing we don't understand here at Rumors and Rants, it's frothing love for animals that some claim are athletes. But it happens. So it was Tuesday when the ashes of Eight Belles - the philly who finished second to Big Brown at the Kentucky Derby, was euthanized at ...

On Death, Horses and Politics

Monday, May 5th, 2008

As you all know by now, the only filly in this year's Kentucky Derby, Eight Belles, finished second to Big Brown, then broke both her front ankles and was euthanized at the track.We here around Rumors and Rants take death pretty seriously. Even when it's a horse. So, against my ...