Opinion

A Clydesdale Valentine

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Look what greeted me when I opened my newest TV Guide.

Budweiser Clydesdales on TV stat
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.” That will be the case again this year, according to this article posted by Yahoo.

Here’s the 2017 commercial with a glimpse of some Clydesdales.

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

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Children greet pony on NYRA tour
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 many years, I’ve seen events invented, events I laughed at then and expected to be a flash in the pan. Boy, was I wrong about some.

Some.