Glenn Craven is getting anonymously slapped in the head

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

Baseball ’09 over; shortstop doesn’t miss game in 5 years

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

Tweet: Conduit sold to Japan, to stand at Big Red Farm

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

Overdose’s two other owners will manage colt short term

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

How Twitter inspired Byron Rogers to post on Darley fees

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