Horse Racing

California Chrome: The Non-Traditional Underdog

May 18, 2014
By K. Becks

On one hand, Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome is no underdog, winning the first two legs of the Triple Crown as the favorite. But on the other hand, the colt's journey to the big stage and the story of his owners makes him one of the most unlikely Triple Crown contenders ever.
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50 Funniest Kentucky Derby Horse Names

May 7, 2011
By K. Becks

In honor of the 137th Kentucky Derby, I’ve compiled a list of the 50 funniest names of horses that have ever participated in the most famous race on the  hallowed dirt of Churchill Downs. A special thank you goes out to The Common Man and The Torg from WBNS 97.1 in Columbus, who gave me the idea yesterday while I...
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