If you haven’t seen the race yet, you’re in for a treat. Let’s see it again.
Arrogate, leaving the gate: “Ooops.” Then, “I’m good. We got this, Mike. Hang on.”
The Kentucky Derby gives secret horse lovers the perfect cover.
Before we went to Saratoga, my friend Sheryl had never attended a horse race. She’s from Connecticut and rode hunter-jumpers for a while. She’d been to Saratoga for concerts, but not for the racing. She has seen “Jockeys” on Animal Planet.
I grew up in northern Kentucky and had been to both Latonia and River Downs several times each by the time I was 10. Since moving to Connecticut, I’ve attended two Kentucky Derbies, one Preakness Stakes and a Marlboro Cup (now known as the Jockey Club Gold Cup). I had never been to Saratoga, except to drive through it on the way to Montreal.
As an enthusiastic race fan, I wanted to be sure that she got a good taste of a great day at the track.
So. come on along with us.