Monthly Archives: March 2012

AndyScoggin Now Votes for the NTRA Polls

About a week ago my Horse Racing Nation Managing Editor, Brian Zipse, sent me an e-mail that said that I might become a voter in the NTRA Top Thoroughbred polls. Of course I had seen the polls quite often on … Continue reading

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AndyScoggin’s Derby Top 10 (v.7)

The descriptions include each horse’s last start (with a YouTube link if available) and possible next start for each horse and a career summary of starts with results, total earnings and graded stake earnings with the rank amongst Derby contenders.  … Continue reading

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AndyScoggin’s Derby Top 10 (v.6)

The descriptions include their last start (with a YouTube link if available) and possible next start for each horse and a career summary of starts with results, total earnings and graded stake earnings with the rank amongst Derby contenders.  You … Continue reading

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Native Dancer v. Spectacular Bid

From HorseRacingNation.com: This week, step back in Derby time with New York State of Racing’s Matt Shifman and Managing Editor Brian Zipse as they take on the top gray horses of all time – Native Dancer or Spectacular Bid? Please … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Gray Horses of All-time

Is Hansen or Creative Cause good enough to be considered one of the best gray thoroughbreds? If so, they would have to be better than some of the greatest horses of all time. The rest of this article appears at … Continue reading

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AndyScoggin’s Derby Top 10 (v.5)

This past weekend’s major prep race was the (G3) Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct.  That was the first 2012 Derby prep race that I got to attend. What a treat to see Hansen make a huge statement that he is a … Continue reading

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Hansen Makes a Statement in the Gotham Stakes!

My post-Gotham Stakes article, that ran on HorseRacingNation.com/blogs/NYState, matches up with any that were written. Please enjoy. After finishing second to Algorithms in the Holy Bull (G3) at Gulfstream on Jan. 29th, many felt that Hansen needed to make a … Continue reading

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