Horses on “60 Minutes” Sunday – 4/23/17

Heads up, y'all. CBS "60 Minutes" correspondent will be taking us to the timber races this Sunday. Maybe you're more familiar with the term "steeplechase?" This is steeplechase, American-style. "60 Minutes" airs, unless live sports delays it, the same time it always has - 7 pm EDT on Sunday. Here's the link to the "America's Steeplechase" story page. ...

Celebrating Sasscer Hill’s FLAMINGO ROAD

No horses in this photo, but stay tuned.  Photo courtesy Rhonda Lane I'm celebrating the debut of writer pal Sasscer Hill's first Fia McKee mystery novel FLAMINGO ROAD, published by St. Martin's Press, with posts here and over on my other blog. Each of my blog posts contain different stories, so you have to go ...

A Clydesdale Valentine

Look what greeted me when I opened my newest TV Guide. The text in the graphic says 25 of the 101 Budweiser Super Bowl commercials have included the Clydesdales. From the Jan. 30 - Feb 12, 2017, issue of TV Guide Magazine. Actually, the text says "featuring Clydesdales." Here lately, the commercials have been mostly "including." ...

May cultural and societal forces be with you, Pegasus World Cup

A pony wins hearts and minds -- as well as a prime spot in the memory banks of young fans AND their parents. On the NYRA tour of the Saratoga backstretch. Move over, Dubai World Cup, with your paltry $10 million purse. Here comes the first $12 million Pegasus World Cup at Florida's Gulfstream Park. For ...