Have you checked out the comments of the most recent blog post by Glenn Craven about Joe Drape’s journalism, at Craven’s Fugue for Tinhorns? Get over there right now and see the flame war taking place between Craven and several (some anonymous) posters, whose passions have been aroused in the defense of Drape and his topic. … Continue reading Glenn Craven is getting anonymously slapped in the head
How good a handicapper are you? Darby Dan Farm has a free Breeders’ Cup contest on its website that will pay out to the winner a free breeding season to one of its stallions, including first-year sire Tale of Ekati, whose stud fee is $15,000. This is from the farm’s website: The grand prize winner will receive … Continue reading Play the BC and win a free season to a Darby Dan stallion
Glenn Craven, author of the blog Fugue for Tinhorns, has once again taken on Joe Drape of the New York Times. Glenn likes Joe’s ideas, but he doesn’t believe that Joe can get them down on paper, with proper attribution. Click here to read. Continue reading Glenn Craven to Joe Drape: Your attribution again missing!
The Brooklyn Bulldogs 13U fall season came to a creaking end today when the team wasn’t able to field nine for four games scheduled for this weekend. It was, however, a successful year for the 8th-grade team. Many members of the squad were recruited aggressively by area high school varsity and jv coaches this summer/fall, led by … Continue reading Baseball ’09 over; shortstop doesn’t miss game in 5 years
Allez_France, a Japanese tweeter, posted the following tweet on Twitter at approximately 11:00PM New York time (Oct. 29). I have not been able to confirm at this time (confirmed; see comments): Allez_France: Japanese buys Conduit. Conduit will stand in Japan. Allez_France: Conduit will stand at Big Red Farm, who was also bought US Champion Roses … Continue reading Tweet: Conduit sold to Japan, to stand at Big Red Farm
With Hungarian sprinter Overdose’s principal owner, Zoltan Mikoczy, still under arrest in Romania, the colt’s two other owners, Slovakians Istvan Czucz and Mario Hoffman, have issued statements to the press in Hungary and Slovakia that they will oversee the horse’s career until Mr. Mikoczy is able to return to the helm. Overdose is currently in England at … Continue reading Overdose’s two other owners will manage colt short term
Continuing in the vein of how Twitter has affected the news flow (see several posts below), Byron Rogers of Pedigree Consultants has an interesting post today on the stud fees of the Darley stallions, which was no doubt inspired by some tweets on Twitter. Byron wrote: If you haven’t read it already, Darley announced their Northern … Continue reading How Twitter inspired Byron Rogers to post on Darley fees