By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
The young drop coverage to avoid higher premiums
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
At the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course, there aren't a lot of name tags. Without intimate familiarity it's sometimes hard to pick out which people are involved with different horses.
As trainers talk up their horses leading up to a big race, there's always one caveat.
Every year immediately following the Kentucky Derby, horse-racing experts and fans try to predict whether there's a legitimate chance for a Triple Crown.
"What would it mean? Oh my goodness. It would mean that I'm the first woman to win the Kentucky Derby. I'm sorry, I lost my mind, the Preakness," she said.
"You can tell by the girth and you can tell when you put the bridle on — we're pretty much on the last hole," Ritvo said. "This horse is just getting big."