The View from Between Zenyatta’s Ears

Video of Zenyatta working Last week, video of Britain's Susan Boyle singing and leaving Simon Cowell speechless made the rounds of digital devices around the planet. This week, my digital obsession is the performance of a lady from California whose talent hasn't been questioned for a good couple of years now. Recently, jockey Mike Smith gave us a ...

What’s the most famous race you’ve never heard of?

The Melbourne Cup may be billed as "the race that stops a nation," but it's largely ignored outside Australia. That's too bad because it's a longer race than The Belmont Stakes, which is a test of stamina. The Melbourne Cup is considered "the staying championship of the world." Anyway, if you're a casual racing fan here in ...